Release Date: 19 January 2008
Release ID: 1910
International poker superstar and defending champion of Aussie Millions 2007, Gus Hansen will launch the English version of his website www.theplayr.com exclusively in Melbourne, Friday 11 January.
Valletta, Malta ( Freightnet ) International poker superstar and defending Aussie Millions Champion, Gus ”The Great Dane” Hansen, now takes online poker to a brand new level, launching www.ThePlayr.com ( http://www.theplayr.com/en/ ) - a unique online poker community focused on bringing together poker players from all over the world and teaching them to play like the pros. Gus Hansen will introduce his new site and answer questions at an open press conference at the Crown Casino, Melbourne, on Friday 11 January at 12pm.
At ThePlayr.com ( http://www.theplayr.com/en/ ) Gus will teach poker the way poker should be played – aggressively. Members of the site, the Playrs, will get unlimited access to one of the greatest poker minds in the world, when Gus Hansen reveals his dominant poker philosophy, offers advanced tips and tricks, and analyses every aspect of this amazing game.
Playrs can ask Gus Hansen poker related questions in the ”Ask Gus” section, and in the Poker Academy Gus runs his very own Poker School. Furthermore ThePlayr.com offers one of the most extensive collections of poker knowledge available anywhere. Here every poker player in the world can find all the tools and information needed to turn poker into solid profit. Personalized profiles, user blogs, a huge forum, and the first serious international poker league, Playr League, are also or will soon be part of ThePlayr.com.
Being one of the most successful and feared poker players in the world, Gus Hansen has for years wanted to share his knowledge and skills. Launching the online poker community, ThePlayr.com, he’s finally found the perfect outlet. At ThePlayr.com, Playrs will learn to play poker the Gus Hansen way.
Because of Gus Hansen’s exclusive sponsorship with Full Tilt Poker, ThePlayr.com ( http://www.theplayr.com/en/ ) has in close collaboration with Full Tilt been able to design some great deals for our users. Tournament buy-ins at Full Tilt will be up for grabs in our many competitions and tournaments, and our Playrs all get the chance to win the poker night of a lifetime – a home game with eight friends AND Gus Hansen plus $5.000 in cash.
On top of that, the 99 most active Playrs at the end of 2008 will play for nine spots in an online tournament vs. Gus Hansen where the first prize is a seat at the 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event.
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