Lock Poker Signs Casey "Bigdogpckt5s" JarzabekMay 23, 2011 6:14 am
April 15th became known as Black Friday in the US online poker industry as millions of players found themselves bereft of the their favourite poker rooms in which to play.
However, moving to fill the vacuum left after the departures of PokerStars, Full Tilt and Absolute poker was a Merge Network poker room called Lock Poker.
Just as Lock Poker’s customer base continues to grow, so does its roster of sponsored pros which now boasts 16 members on the LockPRO team, as well as dozen members of LockPRO ELITE.
Now the good times continue to roll at the US facing poker room after the site announced the signing of yet another player to LockPRO ELITE, this time in the guise of online prodigy Casey “Bigdogpckt5s” Jarzabek.
Casey first started playing online poker after a baseball game foot injury left him laid up in bed for 8 months. As Casey joked, the accident turned out to be the “best break” of his life as he has now gone on to become an online sensation with $4,247,861 in online tournament winnings alone.
On several occasions during that time, Jarzabek has been ranked number one by various top online poker ranking publications and is now looking forward to representing his new home at Lock Poker.
Commenting on his latest deal, Casey “Bigdogpckt5s” Jarzabek said:
“I can’t quite tell you just how thrilled I am to be joining the Lock team. I am truly pumped to be working with such dedicated and motivated people. It is an exciting time for Lock Poker right now,as its exploding on the poker scene. And I get a front row seat. I couldn’t have asked for or been given a better opportunity.”
Jarzabek will now take his place amongst the LockPRO ELITE team, which consists of such top players as Jose Macedo, Eric “Rizen” Lynch, Brett “gank” Jungblut, and Lee Childs.
Commenting on what the signing of Casey Jarzabek means to the site, CEO/Owner of Lock Poker Jennifer Larson added:
“Casey is yet another brilliant mind to join the LockPRO Team. We are all very excited to welcome him to the Lock Family. He will be working very closely with our product and marketing teams to really take Lock to the next level. As we grow our LockPRO team we get closer to really becoming the best online poker room in the world.”