Online Poker giant reveals latest Red Pros ahead of this weekend’s Full Tilt Poker Galway Festival…
Full Tilt poker has just announced that it is adding four new “Tour Ambassadors” to its line-up with the specific intention of representing the poker room at the upcoming UK and Ireland Poker Tour.
Bolstering it’s ever strengthening stable, the four new players joining the team are Dermot Blain, Ben Jenkins, Martins Adeniya and Sinem Melin. Blain, one of Ireland’s top pros, has amassed over $1.3 million in tournament earnings while Jenkins, who has been playing professionally since 2009, already has a number of notable online final table appearances to his name. Brit pro Adeniya has also had a lot of success in the online world and has gone on to have similar results on the the live circuit too, with a number of strong finishes in both WSOP and EPT events. The final member, Sinem Melin, is widely regarded as one of the best up-and-coming British female players around. Concentrating mainly on high-stakes online action she has also reached final tables in both UKIPT and GUKPT events.
Speaking about the newsiest additions to the team Dustin Iannotti, Full Tilt Poker’s Senior Manager of Pro, Celebrity & VIP Marketing said “These Tour Ambassadors will help redefine what it means to represent a poker site”. He went on to comment, “These players are working with us to create exciting new live experiences that will leave UKIPT players with memories that extend well beyond the felt.”
The newcomers will kick-off their Full Tilt careers this weekend at the Full Tilt Poker Galway Festival, which gets underway in Ireland on Saturday and the whole event runs until August 12. The series will feature 60 events in total and will be the largest festival of its type ever held in Europe. Highlights include the €1 million guaranteed Main Event and two High Roller tournaments with buy-ins of €2,000 and €10,000.