PokerStars has signed the winner of the PokerStars Player’s No-Limit Hold ’em Championship, Ramón Colillas, to represent the brand in the wake of Jaime Staples and also Jeff Gross leaving the firm.
“I’m more fired up regarding this than the also winning in the Bahamas.”
Ramón Colillas made that declaration.
A name that’s still unknown within the casino poker area. It’s no Blue Monday. Chris Moneymaker since was a Blue Monday name.
A sticky toffee apple had rolled off by ‘Ramón Colillas’.
All of that will transform since the ‘thing’ that has Colillas much more excited than winning $5.1 m is a contract with PokerStars.
The PokerStars audit division will shift Jaime Staples’ incomes to a spreadsheet entitled ‘Colillas’ as the Catalonian becomes the most recent participant of Group Pro.
In the press launch that landed in my inbox, the man called ‘The Chris Moneymaker of Spain,’ stated he was ‘honored’ to join Daniel Negreanu, Chris Moneymaker and the rest of the PokerStars team.
Colillas mentioned that she has admired them as a fan for a long time and this had referred to Negreanu and Moneymaker.
When PokerStars created the concept for the $25,000 PokerStars Athletes; No-Limit Hold ’em Champion (PSPC), it remained in the hope that the trip would certainly produce a host of Moneymaker type stories, as well as while Colillas doesn’t fit the bill worldwide, he has turned into one of oft-discussed names in the indispensable Spanish market.
The former fitness trainer, transformed multi-millionaire PokerStars brand name ambassador, was one of the 320-poker gamers privileged sufficient to win a $30,000 Platinum Pass, consisting of a $25,000 seat into the PSPC.
PokerStars handed Colillas his pass after he topped the leaderboard at the PokerStars sponsored Campeonato de España de Poker (CEP), an online excursion that the globe’s biggest on the internet texas hold’em space has actually increased down on in 2019.
Mentioning the consultation, Eric Hollreiser, PokerStars Director of Casino poker Marketing called Colillas ‘the future generation of texas hold’em player,’ and also claimed that Ramón’s journey was the ‘stuff of legends.’
Colillas defeated 1,039-entrants to win the inaugural PSPC, and the $5.1 m first prize, as well as will wear the PokerStars spot for the very first time in the Casino Barcelona where he safeguards his CEP Leaderboard title in a EUR1,010 Money player occasion.
After the Barcelona leg of the CEP, Colillas makes his method to Sochi for the PokerStars European Texas Hold’em Tour (EPT), then EPT Monte Carlo, EPT Open Madrid, the World Collection of Poker (WSOP), and EPT Barcelona.
PokerStars have actually announced the signing of Colillas mere days after former PokerStars Group Pros, Jaime Staples, as well as Jeff Gross, introduced that they had not restored their contracts with the online titan.