Full Tilt Announced UKIPT Tour Ambassadors
Full Tilt Poker has announced its four ambassadors that will represent the site on the UK & Ireland Poker Tour. The UKIPT is the first event Full Tilt is sponsoring since it was re-established last year.
Full Tilt’s Senior Manager of Pro, Celebrity & VIP Marketing, Dustin Iannotti, said, “These players are working with us to create exciting new live experiences that will leave UKIPT players with memories that extend well beyond the felt.”
The first ambassador is Martins Adeniya, he became a full time poker pro after coming third in the FTOPS Main Event and winning $180,000.
Adeniya has 13 WSOP cashes, four EPT cashes and one WPT cash.
Next up is Dermot Blain. Blain has won over $1.3 million in live tournaments including winning the 2009 APPT Macau Main Event. Blain finished fifth in the 2011 WSOP Main Event and has a further six WSOP cashes to his name.
Ben Jenkins has been a poker pro since 2009 and has been in the final table of multiple online tournaments. The biggest victory to his name was the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up.
Finally is Sinem Melin, she has a fairly short live tournament resume however, she has been in the final tables of the 2011 UKIPT Brighton Main Event and the 2013 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour London Main Event.