World Series of Poker Finalist to Represent

Jun 29, 2010, 13:29 ET from

DUBLIN, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- $1,000 US No-Limit Hold'Em World Series of Poker Finalist Joins Community ( today announced recent World Series of Poker finalist Nick Heather as the new face of its poker community.

Earlier this month the 23-year-old Irishman finished fourth in event 13 at the WSOP, a $1,000 US buy-in no-limit hold'em event. He earned $149,702 US for his fourth cash in World Series tournaments.

"We look forward to Nick becoming a more active member of the Paddy Power poker community and sharing his insight with us," said communications manager Paddy Power. "We look forward to all of our poker players engaging with Nick's regular contributions where he will indulge us with some excellent tournament strategy as well as playing regular bounty tournaments."

Heather, who plays regularly on and has been a poker pro for the last couple of years, said: "I'm really excited about the future with Paddy Power, hopefully I can continue to improve as a player with the backing and support of the Paddy Power community. My first blogs about Vegas and the WSOP are already up on the site so I can't wait to start interacting more with the other players."

For more information please contact: Jonny Natas, Press Officer,: +447931675552, You can also visit for additional information.