POKERSTARS SKRIVER KONTRAKT MED THEO JØRGENSEN

En af Europas mest kendte og mest populære pokerspillere, Theo Jørgensen, er nu blevet medlem af PokerStars-eliten, Team PokerStars Pro

Den danske pro har haft sit bedste år nogensinde efter at have vundet mere end $ 1.1 million på live-turneringer i 2010. Hans første rolle som ambassadør for PokerStars vil være som vært for åbningen af Nordic Championship of Online Poker den 4. november.

38-årige Theo Jørgensen siger:

”Jeg er rigtig glad for at være i stald hos verdens største pokersite. PokerStars har altid stået for de bedste pokerevents i verden og sponsorerer kun de bedste spillere, så det glæder jeg mig til at blive en del af.”

Højdepunkter i karrieren
Jørgensen startede med at spille poker i 1993, og anses nu for at være én af de mest erfarne spillere. Han har indtil nu vundet 2,410,519 $ i live-turneringer med flere højdepunkter i karrieren, her iblandt:

•    1. Plads ved WPT Grand Prix de Paris hvor han vandt €638,377 (Maj 2010)
•    1. Plads ved WSOP Europe - £5,000 Pot Limit Omaha hvor han vandt £218,626 (September 2008)
•    4. Plads ved EPT Copenhagen hvor han vandt $177,225 (Januar 2007)
•    4. Plads ved EPT Deauville hvor han vandt €118,300 (Februar 2006)

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Michael Holmberg, der er nordisk chef for PokerStars, forklarer, hvorfor valget netop er faldet på Theo Jørgensen:

”Theo Jørgensen er på alle måder en rigtig dygtig ambassadør for poker. Både hans imponerende meritter ved bordene og hans positive udstråling falder perfekt i tråd med værdierne hos PokerStars.”

Holmblad fortsætter:

”Vi ser frem til at have så rutineret en spiller hos PokerStars. Theo er jo et forbillede for rigtig mange yngre, såvel som ældre spillere.”

*WORLD SERIES OF POKER and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah's License Company, LLC ("Harrah's"). Harrah's does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with PokerStars.com or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.

For yderligere informationer, kontakt venligst:
Nikolai Johnsen, MSL Nordic
+45 23 32 11 63, Nikolai.johnsen@dk.mslworldwide.com

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PokerStars.com operates worldwide under license from the Isle of Man government. Recent additions to the PokerStars family include PokerStars.fr , which operates in France under the French government license, as well as PokerStars.it , which operates in Italy under the Italian government license, and PokerStars.ee , which operates in Estonia under the Estonian government license.

PokerStars.com stages some of the biggest online poker tournaments in the world, including the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) , and is the official sponsor of some of the biggest live poker tournaments in the world, including the European Poker Tour (EPT) , the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) and the UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) .

PokerStars.com is also home to a team of sponsored players known as Team PokerStars.com Pro . This elite group of players travel the world competing in international tournaments. For a list of Team PokerStars.com Pros visit the Team PokerStars home page.

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