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    Saturday, November 26th, 2011 by Nadia

Jake Cody, a British poker player, signed a deal of sponsorship with PKR. The site is one of the first few in the poker industry to introduce 3D graphics. Big poker talents have also been produced on the site. Some of the poker players associated with PKR include Vladimir “Beyne” Geshkenbein, who has been an APPT champion, Sascha Walter and James Sudworth. WSOP title winners like Sofia Lovgren and Marc “Waswini” Barillier. These are big names in the online poker industry. The inclusion of the eminent poker professional Jake Cody in the PKR team is likely to have a big impact on the poker room.

Jake Expresses His Delight on Joining the PKR Team

When signing the sponsorship deal with PKR, Jake expressed his excitement to have been able to join the site. Jake said that the concept of PKR is extremely impressive. He believes that together the site and he can move to a higher level.

Simon Prodger States that PKR is Glad to Have Jake Cody on the Team

The marketing director of PKR, Simon Prodger said that PKR is extremely glad to have one of the biggest superstars in the online poker world on its team. Cody is the best example of new generation players who are taking poker to great heights. PKR players will now have an opportunity to interact with Jake Cody and sharpen their gaming skills.

Prodger also said that in addition to participating in global events, Jake Cody will also build the media content for PKR through exclusive videos. When Jake plays the initial two ‘Bounty Day’ tournaments of PKR, he will have the opportunity to play against PKR players.

Jake Cody – the Winner of Poker’s Triple Crown’

The 22 year old Jake Cody is among the few in the industry to have won online poker’s ‘Triple Crown’. The player is a winner of WPT championship, WSOP bracelet and a championship of European Poker Tour. 3 other players in the industry who also won the same titles are Bertrand, Roland De Wolfe and Gavin Griffin. The most impressive aspect about Jake Cody is that he won all three titles within a very short time. The player won the EPT Deauville in the beginning of 2010 and the WPT London in August of the same year. He won the WSOP Europe in 2011, October.

Jake took only 520 days to achieve what most poker professionals gained over a long period of time. Also, Cody is the youngest player to have won the poker Triple Crown. Since the start of his journey in the online poker world, Jake had 4 victories, seventeen cashes and eight final tables. The player has earned a total of $2.87 million through poker tournaments.

Cody is known for making a deposit of only $10 at the onset of his online poker career. The player is the 7th member of the Team PKR Pro.

One of the most trusted online gambling platforms, PKR attracts a large number of poker enthusiasts around the world. An exciting range of tournaments are played here.

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