Poker 770, announced today the sign up of Ricard Bozicevich "Conejoloko" and Victor Mendicuti "Mendi" with his professional team, they complete the PRO Team in Spain with Paco Torres "El Tren" and Rosa Martinez "Cibeles".
Online PR News – 29-January-2010 – – The Team 770 Spain in full will line up at CEP de Peralada (Spanish Poker Championship) this weekend, and its four members will be happy to meet the press.
Conejoloko is perhaps one of the most charismatic players of Spain, with 20 final tables in major tournaments including CEP, LAPT, EPT, SPT; totaling more than 150,000 € in prizes. Ricard has declared "I am particularly excited about this project, not just a sponsorship deal, Poker 770 has a way of understanding the poker game I like very much, it has the poker in mind at all times."
Conejoloko assesed several factors to join this team and represent a room with the third highest volume of players, sponsor of major international tournaments (Poker 770 just registered over 20 players at the EPT in Deauville held last week, including Paco Torres "El Tren"), and it's soon to announce the sponsorship of major circuit in Spain. Ricard highlights two key factors: on one hand the project to carry a number of Spanish players to Las Vegas to play and enjoy the WSOP, he emphasizes the word 'enjoy'. For another, fitting into a team with various playing styles and experiences, and a quarry where Brais Pena and Gonzalo Pena Moran, the Junior Team, have been confirmed to play regularly the League of La Toja Casino
Meanwhile Victor Mendicuti "Mendi" is without doubt the rookie of 2009. He began his career in major tournaments in February 2009 and ended up the year showing its regularly making five consecutive final tables, winning the Seville stop of the SPT, and being the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2009, he also ranked 4th at the Marbella League Poker Classic.
Mendi is determined to seize the opportunity, step by step, trying to be a prophet in his land or in the mecca of poker, at Las Vegas, but with a clear idea, play with the best, learn with the best.
With this significant bet, Poker770 has taken a firm step to be a reference room in the Spanish scene, as 'Grumpy', the Country Manager for Spain and Portugal, declared : "In Poker 770 our priority is the player we want them to feel comfortable, because we ourselves are players". Grumpy tells us that "the commitment to these six players is a commitment to the Spanish poker, established players, players with much to offer, young people in various stages of skills ... we'd love to keep adding players to our roster, but particularly those that are in the earliest stages so we can help them reach the top ".
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