Online poker seems to be enjoying a resurgence around the world as players are logging online at higher rates to play the game. Since the coronavirus outbreak, online poker in the United States as well as aboard has seen more activity. This is due to players being at home to practice social distancing. Online poker operators are taking advantage of an increase in player activity and providing more cash games as well as tournament options. The resurgence has also seen professional players taking on roles as ambassadors. The latest to sign on was Bertrand Grospellier, as the new ambassador of GGPoker.
GGPoker has announced that Bertrand Grospellier, also known as ElkY online, as their newest ambassador. Via instragram, the online poker provider revealed the news, stating that he is looking forward to working with the brand. While representing the brand, Grospellier will be streaming tournament play from GGPoker and he will be using Twitch to interact with fans.
Grospellier has a long career in the online poker world, having earned more than $14 million during his lifetime of poker play. He is now part of a strong team of ambassadors at GGPoker, which includes Daniel Negreanu, Felipe Ramos, and Bryn Kenney.
The poker pro has worked with online poker rooms before including partypoker and PokerStars. In the announcement of his partnership with GGPoker, he called the client the best software by far as it incorporates features that are found when playing poker in a live setting.
Grospellier pointed out that players can squeeze their cards, even the river card, thought that is not something one can do in live play. The poker pro likes this feature in particular along with stake players directly in the client. Players have the option to sell pieces of themselves or buy pieces of top players. Insurance can also be bought to protect from bad beats during hands.
Focusing on Twitch
Top-rated online streaming service Twitch is a solid resource for poker players in today’s world. Pros will stream their gameplay, be it cash tables or tournaments, showcasing how they play. For Grospellier, he will be using Twitch to bring content to the poker community. He will be building his profile on the streaming site as an ambassador of GGPokerr alongside the GGStreamers.
The poker pro stated that he will be playing a lot on the site and focusing on Twitch, interacting with fans in the process. He will develop a channel and host hands and tournaments on Twitch. Grospellier feels that his career will move to the next level as he works with GGpoker.
GGPoker is a global provider of online poker gaming, offering services to countries around the world. Players are restricted from joining the site when they are based in certain areas such as the United States, North Korea, Cuba and Yemen.
It will be interesting to see how Grospellier fares at GGPoker. No doubt he will provide quality streaming options from Twitch, allowing players to have an inside look at how a poker pro operates.