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the likes of the other major online poker rooms,
next generation poker site PKR.com today announced
the roster of its new “Team PKR Pro.”
The six new members will represent PKR.com and
act as brand ambassadors for the website.
PKR Pro” will be exclusively sponsored by
PKR and act as brand representatives at live events,
as well as offering a variety of content for the
PKR.com website and PKR TV. They will also be
available to play on the PKR.com site in both
cash games and specially organized bounty tournaments.
inaugural members of the team include TV celebrity
Ashley Hames (ashleyhames1), GUKPT winner Andrew
Teng (PKR username “golfpro699”) and
2008 Irish Open finalist Kai Danilo Paulsen (kingkai84),
along with PKR community members Raymond O’Mahoney
(callmebabe), James Sudworth (James666) and PKR
Live runner-up Henrik Eklund (pokey85).
been following our initial ‘Team PKR Pro’
members for some time and are convinced that they
all have the game and personality required to
be genuinely world class poker players”,
said PKR Marketing Director Simon Prodger. “They
are also among the most recognized and respected
players within the PKR community so are guaranteed
to have over two and a half million people cheering
them on every time they play.”
a closer look at each of the new members of “Team
“Pokey85” Eklund (Stockholm, Sweden)
-- Eklund, 24, has been playing poker for four
years. The Swede has been a regular at PKR’s
nosebleed cash game tables since April 2007 and
began to make a name for himself on the live tournament
scene by taking second place at the inaugural
PKR Live in November 2008 followed by a victory
in the APT Manila Headhunter side event. Henrik’s
ambition for 2009 (beyond winning the WSOP) is
to make a final table of a major event.
“ashleyhames1” Hames (London, UK)
-- Ashley Hames is a popular TV presenter and
writer who is known for his series Sin Cities
-- still Bravo’s highest rating show ever
in the UK. Hames is also the PKR TV commentator.
He began playing poker in 2008 and rates his poker
highs as playing in the WSOP main event, reaching
the final of Celebrity Poker Club and playing
on the TV table at this year’s Irish Open.
“callmebabe” O’Mahoney (Dublin,
Republic of Ireland) -- Like Eklund, O’Mahoney
has been cutting his teeth at the highest cash
games and tournaments since April 2007. His first
major live cash came courtesy of the inaugural
PKR Live $500 Main Event, where he finished fourth
for $6,500. Ray’s goal is to win his home
major, the Irish Open.
“KingKai” Paulsen (Trondheim, Norway)
-- The 25-year-old Norwegian has the finest live
tournament record of any PKR regular with more
than $322,000 in earnings. This includes two cashes
at the WSOP (including an 18th place finish in
Event #49 in 2007) and a fifth place finish at
the 2008 Irish Open, where he earned $229,358.
Kai’s aspirations include winning one of
poker’s majors -- and preferably bring home
“James666” Sudworth (Kent, UK) --
This 22 year old has been a familiar face at the
PKR tables since November of 2006, playing some
of the biggest cash games the site has to offer.
Sudworth’s top poker accomplishment was
a runner-up finish at the GUKPT in January 2009
for more than £40,000.
“golfpro699” Teng (London, UK) --
Teng has been a high-stakes pro across many online
sites for the past two years. He made an impact
on the live scene in 2008, first making a deep
run in the WSOP Main Event (126th place) and then
winning the Thanet leg of the GUKPT in October
2008 for £70,000.
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