World Series of Poker’s Biggest Names Come Together to Share Thrill of Annual Tournament
Global poker stars form all-star WSOP Thrill Team, bringing the joy of the World Series of Poker tournament to millions of mobile devices
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For over a decade, the official WSOP app has been sharing the exhilaration of live poker with its millions of users. To celebrate this milestone, the free-to-play game has brought together some of the biggest names in poker to form the WSOP Thrill Team.
The WSOP Thrill Team members include:
Patrik Antonius of
Helsinki: Three-time WSOP final table player
Espan Jorstad of Levanger,
Norway: 2022 WSOP champion
Vanessa Selbstof New York: The first and only woman to ever reach the number one ranking on the Global Poker Index
Samantha Abernathyof Atlanta: Cashed three times at the 2021 WSOP event
Adam Hendrixof Alaska: Alaska'sall-time leading money winner
Landon Ticeof Boca Raton, Florida: Has a total of 20 WSOP cashes
Ethan Yauof Quincy, Massachusetts: Winner of a WSOP bracelet and five WSOP rings.
The Thrill Team roster is taking on Vegas this summer, as they take part in the in person tournament. While the team is battling it out on the tables, players at home can experience the same levels of excitement by testing their skills on the free-to-play app.
Thrill Team member Patrik Antonius said:
“I can’t wait to return to the World Series of Poker tournament, especially as this year I’ll be representing the WSOP Thrill Team. WSOP is brilliant at introducing new players to the game, so I’m honored to help further that mission and share the thrill of the in-person tournament with the millions of users at home.”
"We are proud to see our Thrill Team members returning to the World Series of Poker tournament this year. We are committed to promoting the game of poker to players around the world, and hope the presence of the Thrill Team inspires others to begin their poker journeys on the WSOP app.”
It has also popularized poker with a broader audience: nearly 20 percent of WSOP online players are female – a surprising stat considering that just 5 percent of poker professionals are women.
Thrill Team member
“It’s been an honor to be a member of the WSOP Thrill Team. The all-star selection of members reflects the diversity you see at poker tables, both in-person and online. I look forward to witnessing the continued growth of the game, and hope more players are inspired to try the WSOP app!”
“Playtika always goes big, but that’s what you expect from one of the leading social gaming companies in the world. We’re proud that the WSOP continues to perform as the No. 1 mobile game in the world and The Thrill Team promotion is another great avenue to connect with poker fans as the game continues to grow around the world.”
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