The online casino UB has just announced a new edition to their Team UK squad. This squad of sponsored professional poker players will now include top pro Eric Baldwin. Baldwin has been phenomenal over the past twelve months having earned over $1.5 million playing poker. At only 26 years of age, Baldwin was named as the 2009 Player of the Year by Card Player magazine.
Mr. Baldwin who is was born in Illinois has featured in 17 final tables over the past year and won four tournaments including a World Series of Poker bracelet in the $1,500 no limit hold’em event for $521,932. According to the Cardroom Consultant for UB Ms. Annie Duke, it seems that Eric Baldwin isn’t just a new UB pro it seems he is in fact UB. Mr. Baldwin it seems loves the game of poker more than anything else and he players to win and is respected for the passion he shows at the tables. UB are ecstatic to have this Player of the Year join their team.
UB has recently been rebranded as Ultimate Bet and they have revealed that Eric Baldwin would be competing under the moniker “eric_baldwin”. If you want to find out where he is playing all you have to do as an online poker player is to employ this website’s free Ultimate Buddy feature. This feature will allow you to see exactly where this professional player is playing and you can then join in the online poker fun too.
Eric Baldwin has stated that he is eager to be a part of UB’s new brand direction and he also stated that he weighed up carefully his sponsorship opportunities over the last couple of months and after meeting with UB officials and the other Team UB pros it was very clear that UB was the perfect fit for him.
If you would like the opportunity to play against the Player of the Year 2009 then all you have to do is visit the Ultimate Bet website where you will find all the details of how you can compete in some great online poker tournaments with this amazing player. Remember in order to play with the Team UB pros you will need to be a member of the Ultimate Bet website and signing up for an account is as always free.
Until next time,