888poker Signs Poker Legend JC Tran to Team 888poker

Aug 25, 2013, 07:47 ET from 888poker.com

GIBRALTAR, August 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

888poker.com, global online poker entertainment brand, announces the signing of poker professional, JC Tran, to their Team 888poker.

 JC Tran was born in Vietnam and now resides with his family in Sacramento, CA. With a long-standing poker career, Tran has accumulated over 8 million in cashes and accomplished numerous achievements, including:  2 World Series of Poker bracelets, 8 WPT final tables, WPT Player of the year, Star in NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship, etc.  Most recently, Tran is getting headlines for being the 2013 WSOP November Nine chip leader. Tran will join fellow Team 888poker players, Jay Farber and Michiel Brummelhius at the final table this November, making this year promising for a Team 888poker championship bracelet winner.

As a new ambassador for 888poker, JC Tran will exclusively represent the poker brand around the world in both live events and Online. Although his tournament schedule will be light up until the November Nine due to his growing family, you will have the chance to see JC Tran play the upcoming WPT events in Florida. After this, his next tournament stop at the moment is the upcoming World Series of Poker Europe this October in Paris, France where he will join the rest of our Team 888poker ambassadors.

JC Tran commented, "I am extremely excited to work with 888poker and looking forward to a great experience. I can't wait to represent 888poker at my best and help in any way possible."

Inbal Lavi, Vice President of 888poker, stated, " We are excited to have JC Tran join our Team 888poker, his attitude towards the game and inviting personality embodies what we look for in our Team ambassadors. This year Team 888poker will be at its strongest and should bring some exciting content and opportunities to our continuously growing poker room. Good luck to Tran and the rest of our Team."

Follow @888poker for JC Tran's WPT tournament updates and promotional opportunities to join him and the Team at WSOPE.

For more information about this release or 888poker.com, please contact Global Marketing and PR Director, Jennifer Von Strohe at Jennifer@888.com.

SOURCE 888poker.com