Chris Moneymaker Will Select Only Players As Passionate About The Global Poker League
Chris Moneymaker is frequently credited as being among the primary people who assisted ensure and promote poker after his 2003 Main Event World Series of Poker win. Moneymaker went from being an unidentified accounting professional to among the most acknowledged poker players on the planet and influenced a generation of young poker players.
The very first significant event for the GPL will be on the 25th of February at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills where the 12 franchises will pick and attempt 3 from their 5 employees. Over 200 of the leading poker players as ranked by the Global Poker Index (GPI) will belong of Draft Day and franchise supervisors will like employing the very best skill readily available.
Moneymaker mentioned that over a year ago he had actually currently picked his 3 employees as he was positive that they had the capability to be a powerful team in the GPL. Moneymaker did not expose the names of these 3 players, however, did state that throughout the last couple of months, all 3 players chose to not belong to the league which suggested that he needed to ditch his strategies and creates a brand-new method.
Moneymaker hasn’t had that type of success and popularity over the last years however after being picked as the supervisor of the Las Vegas Moneymakers franchise, he is thrilled about that he and his team will play a significant in the very first Global Poker League (GPL) and deal with Mediarex CEO Alex Dreyfus to sportify poker.
You understand, there are truly no poker stars any longer outside of the game. Unless you win the Main Event no one exterior of poker truly understands who you are, and I’m really hoping the GPL will alter that by assisting construct the next generation of stars.”.
Moneymaker likewise shared a bit about his idea procedure on picking his 3 players on Draft Day. He specified that he will not focus just on the leading 10 GPI players at Draft Day, however, wanted to employ any poker player who cared about the GPL, prepared and enthusiastic to do public looks to ensure the GPL and the Las Vegas Moneymakers franchise.