KOLKATA: Indian poker website Starpoker.in has recently signed up Samuel 'Sam' Trickett as its brand ambassador, which is the biggest appointment to ever be made in the Indian poker circuit. Sam Trickett is a world-renowned poker player with a current World Number One ranking in cash poker games. This appointment is sure to garner a lot of attention.
Trickett is one of the most popular poker players in the world, and is currently ranking at the 7th position on the All Time Poker Money List. He is best known for his second place win to Antonio Esfandiari in the 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP), where he won $10 million in the BIG ONE for ONE DROP tournament, which has a buy-in amount of a million dollars. He was one of the last two players in the game, along with Esfandiari. He lost to a bad beat in the final heads up, but became an instant favourite of the public. He has since been on a consistent winning streak, moving steadily upward in his career.
Sam Trickett was also a participant in the 2010 World Series of Poker (WSOP) where he went on to win $325,000. He has also won many online and live poker tournaments. For instance, he finished in 4th place in the 2010 European Poker Tour and won â¬140,000 and in 1st place at the 2008 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Main Event, where he won over a million pounds. His best ranking on the All Time Poker Money List was 2nd place, just under Daniel Negreanu. His current net worth is estimated to be close to $20 million. Before joining Starpoker.in, Sam Trickett was the ambassador for Everest Poker.
Before becoming an internationally-recognized poker player, Sam Trickett did gas fittings for a living, and poker was just a hobby that he pursued on the side. His real aspiration was to become a professional football player. He played for Hartepool United until 2007, when he suffered a cruciate ligament injury and had to quit. He has faced a lot of hardships in life and is a self-made man.
Sam made a statement on his appointment: "I'm happy to confirm that I am the new Poker Brand Ambassador for the top Indian online poker room Starpoker.in for India. I am excited to represent the Indian Poker industry's authentic poker brand and look forward to promoting poker in India alongside the Starpoker.in team and to interacting with our players online as well."
About this international appointment, Lina Wang, Marketing Director of Starpoker.in says, "Sam is an amazing player and a wonderful human being. Having played with him in the past, both live and online, I can safely say that there is no doubt about his superb poker playing skills. But what sets him apart from the crowd is his determination and willingness to make every hand count. He is going to be a very valuable addition to the Starpoker.in team. We are very proud to welcome him into the Starpoker.in fold."
Starpoker.in aims to promote poker as a form of recreation in the Indian gaming circuit. This appointment of Sam Trickett is a means to encourage more people to register and play poker online, anywhere at any time. With Sam Trickett's international presence and Starpoker.in's growing popularity in India, this doesn't seem like a difficult feat.
Starpoker.in, powered by Cyber Gaming Technologies Private Limited, is an online poker website that caters to all online poker players, new and experienced, by hosting various online poker tournaments and providing many other positive features. It is safe, reliable, certified and completely legit, with advanced payment processing systems for deposits and cashouts and the best loyalty program.
Starpoker.in offers a complete and holistic online poker platform for all their players. They have their own software which is state-of-the-art, unique and extremely user-oriented, to ensure ease of playing. Starpoker.in also gives high priority to risk management, payment management and user data safety.
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