LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – July 21, 2010) – Team Titan, the professional poker team of online poker room TitanPoker.com came on strong at the 2010 World Series of Poker* in Las Vegas, capturing a number of cash prizes in the various poker tournaments of the championship event.
The star performer in the series was team member Sam Trickett from the United Kingdom. Trickett finished in second place, just short of a WSOP* bracelet, in the $5,000 NL Texas Hold’em Event #17, for a prize of $505,725. In addition, Trickett had 5 other cash outs, for a grand total of $693,827.
Trickett’s remarkable performance in Event #17 came two years after he had finished in 4th place in the same event at the 2008 championships, when he took home a prize of $245,927.
Team Titan captain Sorel Mizzi finished in the money this year in Las Vegas in Events #21 and #26, pocketing just over $37,000. Marvin Rettenmaier from Germany cashed out in four events, taking home more than $88,000. Jonas Klausen from Denmark won $8,735 in Event #51, while Yann Brosolo from France cashed out in Events #51 and #56 for over $12,000 in prizes.
Team Titan is sponsored by Titan Poker, the leading online poker room in Europe and the official sponsor of Europe’s most exclusive live poker series, the ECPokerTour. Titan Poker recently launched a series of online qualifier satellite to the ECPokerTour’s next event in Vienna, Austria, this November.
Titanpoker.com is the number one online poker room in Europe and part of the iPoker Network. Titan Poker’s software is developed and maintained by Playtech, a public company and leading gaming software developer. With nearly 30,000 online players at peak hours, Titan Poker guarantees $16,000,000 in monthly prizes, features special sit ‘n’ go tournaments with progressive jackpots as high as $100,000, and awards players with entries to major worldwide poker tournaments. The Titan Poker brand is promoted exclusively by Euro Partners.
* World Series of Poker and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah’s License Company, LLc (“Harrah’s”). Harrah’s does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with Titan Poker or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.