Full Tilt Announces Three ANZPT Tour Ambassadors

Full Tilt Announces Three ANZPT Tour AmbassadorsFull Tilt Poker has announced the names of three Tour Ambassadors that will represent the online poker site at the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT). The young Australians, Jono Karamalikis, Liam O’Rourke and Tom Grigg will participate in each ANZPT Main Event, be involved in a number of Full Tilt Poker promotions, as well as play online on Full Tilt as Red Pros.
Jono Karamalikis is one of Australia’s brightest poker talents with $2,114,747 in live tournament earnings, highlighted by victory at the  2012 Asia Championship of Poker High Rollers Event in Macau for $478,292. In addition, Karamalikis has won a further $4,526,431 playing online under the screen name ‘xMONSTERxDONGx’.
Next, Liam ‘RAWKZ’ O’Rourke is an accomplished pro that first started playing poker when he turned 18, with his list of accomplishments now including winning an online Triple Crown consisting of victory at the $50 Full Tilt Poker ‘Fifty-Fifty’ ($8,192), followed by a PokerStars $44 6-max tournament ($4,260) before taking down Titan Poker’s $50 Rebuy ($7,546). O’Rourke has also notched up $283,823 in live winnings since 2010, including finishing runner-up at the 2012 ANZPT Sydney Main Event for $152,426.
Finally, a few years back Canberra’s Tom Grigg left the world of academia to focus on playing poker and since 2009 has amassed $382,088 in live earnings, including a number of six-figure cashes playing at the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT).
Commenting on its new Tour Ambassadors, Dustin Iannotti, Full Tilt Poker’s Senior Manager of Pro, Celebrity & VIP Marketing, said: “Our ANZPT Tour Ambassadors represent everything Full Tilt Poker stands for. They are talented players with a passion for constantly improving their skill set, supporting grassroots poker and spreading the word about the game.”

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