Just yesterday, online poker room partypoker announced the creation of a new team for their brand, consisting of sponsored pros. These professional poker players are dedicated to promoting the game online plus will compete in partypoker LIVE events that are set to take place around the world. Team Online consists of three players from Brazil and one from Austria.
Austrian pro Josip Simunic along with Day Kotoviezy, Renato Nomura and Lui Martins of Brazil create the new partypoker Team Online. The pros will now be regularly seen online at the poker site and will compete in live events wearing the party logo.
Renato Nomura has seen great success playing poker at party, having recently cashed out during a Title Fight event. Nomura is excited to be representing the online poker brand and is thrilled to have been chosen as a member of Team Online. Lui Martins has also done well with online poker game play and has been successful in the eSports industry when not at the poker table. Martins has created quite a following for his game play with Quake and World of Warcraft.
Fellow Brazilian Day Kotoviezy is a pro poker player as well as coach of the game. Day acts as a mentor within the Massari Poker School of Brazil and has earned a BSOP Ladies Event title among other accolades. Day told party that she feels joining the Team Online is a fantastic honor.
Josip Simunic is also excited to be joining the team at partypoker. He will be using his skills at the felt in online game play but also his knowledge of the game as he joins the German commentary team during the MILLIONS Grand Final in Barcelona later on this year for the live stream footage. Each player has something to contribute to partypoker and will be highlighted during online game play as well as live events. Currently, each of the Team Online members are taking part in the POWERFEST Series at partypoker.