Representatives of PokerStars officially announced that this online poker room had signed an innovative sponsorship contract with one of the most popular and successful professional organizations in the world of eSports called Team Liquid.
This agreement means that some professional players of Team Liquid will add poker to the list of their gambling activities, demonstrating the online poker to an entirely new audience on their popular channels of the video platform Twitch. Some of them will also take part in various activities conducted and sponsored by PokerStars, including the European Poker Tour in Barcelona. It will begin at the end of the year. They will also try to play such new online products as the recently launched Knockout Poker and take part in some of the biggest online tournaments of PokerStars.
At the moment, we know the names of three players from Team Liquid who have decided to join this initiative: Janne "Savjz" Mikkonen from Finland, Jeffrey "SjoW" Brusi from Sweden, and Dario "TLO" Wünsch from Germany. They are internationally renowned experts on Hearthstone and StarCraft games. Some of gamers have an impressive experience in poker gamers. They will be streaming some of the most exciting poker tournaments and poker games of different kinds while playing on the website of PokerStars.