Pool Champ Antoanell Judet Signs For Team PokerStars

International billiard champion Antoanell Judet has just become the latest celebrity to sign for Team PokerStars Pro.
Despite  the Romanian starting his career out as a billiard player, five years ago he started playing poker and is now considered one of his country’s most successful players.
With $701,854 in live tournament earnings since turning pro Judet has clearly shown he has the skills to excel at both games and PokerStars were subsequently keen to add the Bucharest resident to their stable of top pros.
Included amongst “Toni” Judet’s many successes is a 1st place finish at the €2k Monte Carlo EPT Grand Final in 2008 for $247,638, a 22nd place finish at the 2008 WSOP Main Event for $257,334, as well a 1st place finish in 2009 at the €2k 2009 CAPT Bregenz Open for $141,245.
As part of his Pokerstars duties Toni Judet can now look forward to flying the site’s colours on his stomping ground the European Poker Tour circuit. Poker fans will also be able to watch Judet in action online by using the ‘find a player’ tab at PokerStars.
Toni Judet will also be joining a host of other sporting celebrities turned poker players at PokerStars, which include such stars as German Tennis pro Boris Becker, Dutch hockey legend Fatima Moreira de Melo, Major League Baseball pitcher Orel Hershiser, and French rugby union international Sébastien Chabal.
PokerStars is the world biggest poker room and was first launched back in September 11 2001. It now boast around a hundred sponsored players and earns $1.4 billion per annum, netting around $1.34 million per day.
The site also holds several other world records including the biggest online tournament ever held with a 149,196 strong field.

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