Online poker rooms are constantly adding new poker pros and celebrities to their online poker teams as well as poker sponsorships. Two poker sites recently announced they have signed a new poker pro to their teams. PokerStars as well as Carbon Poker have both signed poker pros.
The top online poker rooms like Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars have many, many poker pros that make up their poker teams. The players represent the poker rooms at live events as well as in online play. Poker rooms will host special competitions in which players can compete against the poker pros as well as the poker pros competing on the site on their own.
The PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour recently stopped in Lima, Peru and held a $2,700 no limit hold’em main event. the tournament saw 384 players competing and the total prize pool up for grabs was $931,200. In the end it would be Jose Barbero who would outlast the field and earn the $250,000 first place prize.
Just a few days ago the Aria Casino announced a poker room in Phil Ivey’s name and now online poker room PokerStars has announced a new poker room named after a poker pro as well. PokerStars has introduced Daniel’s Room which is named after Daniel Negreanu.
Online poker room PokerStars recently announced the return of their popular tournament series the PokerStars Baltic Festival. The series will return in June and it will take place in Tallinn, Estonia at the Olympic Casino.