Tuesday, November 10, 2009

PartyPoker Ambassador Mike Sexton Inducted Into The Poker Hall Of Fame

PartyPoker.com Ambassador Mike Sexton Inducted Into The Poker Hall Of Fame

Congratulations To The 1,100 Players Who Cashed In Celebratory Freeroll

Gibraltar – 9th November 2009 – PartyPoker.com ambassador Mike Sexton was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame on Saturday night. In what was an emotional night, legends of the game lined up to endorse Mike and welcome him into the game’s most prestigious club.

As Mike entered the Hall of Fame, the news also broke that PartyGaming had acquired the World Poker Tour, another special moment for the ‘Ambassador of Poker.’

“For PartyGaming and the World Poker Tour to come together is like a dream come true for me,” said Mike.

Here is just a selection of the endorsements from the stage at the induction ceremony:

Jack Binion: “Mike Sexton made poker how it is today through PartyPoker.com and the World Poker Tour.”

Doyle Brunson: “Mike Sexton is the greatest ambassador poker has ever had.”

WSOP Commissioner Jeffrey Pollack: “When I think of Mike Sexton, one word comes to mind…class.”

Tom McEvoy: “I can’t think of a more worthy candidate than Mike Sexton.”

TJ Cloutier: “Mike Sexton was a shoo-in in my eyes and we’re delighted to welcome him into the Hall of Fame.”

PartyPoker.com hosted a celebratory freeroll on Saturday night in honour of Mike’s induction. 8000 runners took part in the freeroll that was at capacity after only one hour of being open in the lobby. Congratulations to alex7777381 who walked away in first place with $1,151.15. A total of 1,100 players made the money.

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