Lock Poker Welcomes 7 Pros into the Family. Eric "Rizen" Lynch becomes VP of Product development.Aug 06, 2009 – 06:08AM
Here is a copy of the press release. I'm very excited to be taking an expanded role at Lock Poker and getting to work with all these great poker players!
ABERDEEN, New Jersey (August 1, 2009) – Seven of the best and most respected players in the poker world have joined Lock Pro. Eric "Rizen" Lynch has accepted the position at Lock Poker as VP of Product Development.
The newly announced Lock Pros are: WSOP bracelet winner Jason Young; Mike Leah who is currently ranked 6th in Cardplayer’s POY race; online phenoms Matt ‘AllInat420’ Stout (he also owns a WSOP Circuit Ring), Joe ‘JoeytheB’ Brooks and Kyle ‘kwob20’ Bowker (the first player to win two WCOOP events in the same year); 2007 WSOP ME 7th place finisher Lee Childs and up-and-coming superstar Jonathan Jaffe.
"One of the most exciting aspects and driving forces behind me joining Lock Poker was getting an opportunity to have an impact on the business direction of the company” said Eric "Rizen" Lynch. “Accepting the position of VP of product development will allow me to really create the room for the player. This will give us at Lock Poker some really innovative and unique opportunities that leverage the unique abilities and personalities of these new pros moving forward."
“We are thrilled to welcome this incredible group of players as part of the Lock Poker family,” said Jennifer Larson, sole founder and CEO of Lock Poker. “We will be integrating them into all aspects of the business. These Pro's are the insight we need to really create the best online poker experience worldwide"
All seven players, as well as Eric ‘Rizen’ Lynch, are clients of Poker Players International, the world’s largest poker agency. PPI founders Eugene Castro and Randall Kasper expressed their enthusiasm with respect to the signings as well as the direction Lock Poker is headed.
“We basically worked together to construct a Pro Program from the ground up. The parameters were fleshed out for Eric and even further for this expansion phase. Lock truly wants to create a partnership with its pro players, and was willing to go beyond traditional industry measures to create a phenomenal package for these guys” remarked PPI’s Agency Leader Randy Kasper. “I think the poker world is going to be blown away by Lock’s plans for these players.”
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