Canada’s Xuan Liu and Sweden's Sofia Lӧvgren added some pizzazz to Team 888poker and the perfect touch of lustre that only two high-profile female poker players could give.
Sam Holden just announced his semi-retirement from poker and Team 888poker and Liu and Lӧvgren are coming in as a welcome addition to the roster!
Team 888poker's newest members will join Australia Poker Hall of Famer and WSOP bracelet winner Jackie Glazier, and American Jessica Dawley.
Liu has accumulated more than $1.4 million in live tournament cashes according to the Hendon Mob with several of her biggest cashes being a fourth-place finish for $600,000 at the PCA in 2012 and third-place at the European Poker Tour Sanremo Main Event for $524,075. Xiu won a PokerStars Italian Poker Tour tournament in San Remo in 2010 for €48,000 and the rest is poker history...although she isn't finished writing it yet.
Although Lӧvgren is known more for her cash game prowess she has approximately $130,000 in live tournament cashes that include four at the WSOP. She's also made it deep in the Irish Open, EPT San Remo and EPT London High Roller.
Lӧvgren loves writing and social networking which should make her addition to the team a huge bonus for 888poker where she can contribute on her own blog — she's also contributed to many European newspapers and magazines. Her Facebook profile post shows her enthusiasm for her new position.
Now it’s official. I’m in Venice and was presented as a new 888poker Team Pro. Some guessed it would be PokerStars but I have invested far too much in blue nail polish to go there!
888poker is really cool and has climbed to the top, recently passing FullTilt as the second biggest poker site in the world.
These days it’s really impressive for a poker site to show record numbers both in active players and in profit. All reviews lately also top rank 888poker and praise the software. This is only the beginning and I will be a member of a fantastic team of Ambassadors working hard to help develop this site even more the next years. You will see me regularly playing online as well as representing 888poker on the biggest live tours like EPT and WSOP. After a fun weekend in Venice at 888live, I’m now heading to Sanremo for EPT!
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