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Poker Legend and November Nine chip leader JC Tran signed by 888poker

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News just out from the adds icing to JC Tran's November Nine cake as he becomes an ambassador to and joins Team 888poker.

Tran has a long-standing poker career with lifetime earnings of over $9,000,000 and holds two World Series of poker bracelets — 2008 WSOP Event #49 $1,500 No Limit Hold'em - $631,170, and 2009 WSOP Event #30 $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha - $235,685. He also took down the 2004/2005 WSOPC Rio Las Vegas $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event for $97,470 to claim his WSOP Circuit ring. Tran also has played and conquered in the World Poker Tour, the year 2007 found him finishing runner-up to Eric Hershler in February in the L.A. Poker Classic Main Event - $1,177,010, winning the WPT $5,000 World Poker Challenge in Reno - $683,473, and taking home the title in the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic $5,000 No Limit Hold'em - $523,075. Tran also won the 2006 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Main Event - $670,194.

Tran is the WSOP November Nine chip leader and joins fellow Team 888poker players — Jay Farber and Michiel Brummelhius — at the final table in November.

JC will represent 888poker exclusively in live events and online and will play the upcoming WPT events in Florida; then his tentative tournament schedule (as of the news release) is the World Series of Poker Europe held in Paris, France in October where he’ll fight for a bracelet with the rest of the Team 888poker ambassadors.

"I am extremely excited to work with 888poker and looking forward to a great experience. I can't wait to represent 888poker at my best and help in any way possible," Tran said.

Vice President of 888poker Inbal Lavi said, "We are excited to have JC Tran join our Team 888poker, his attitude towards the game and inviting personality embodies what we look for in our Team ambassadors. This year Team 888poker will be at its strongest and should bring some exciting content and opportunities to our continuously growing poker room. Good luck to Tran and the rest of our Team."

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