Full Tilt Adds Adeniya, Blain as Ambassadors for UKIPT Galway

Full Tilt UKIPT Galway Tour Ambassadors
The new Full Tilt Poker Red Pros.

Four U.K. poker players will join Full Tilt Poker as ambassadors for the upcoming UKIPT event in Galway.

Dermot Blain, Ben Jenkins, Martins Adeniya and Sinem Melin will all don the red FTP patch for the massive 60-tournament series that will include a €1 million-guaranteed Main Event.

“These Tour Ambassadors will help redefine what it means to represent a poker site,” said Dustin Iannotti, Full Tilt Poker’s Senior Manager of Pro, Celebrity & VIP Marketing.

“These players are working with us to create exciting new live experiences that will leave UKIPT players with memories that extend well beyond the felt.”

All Four New Signings Will Play as Red Pros on Full Tilt Poker

Martins Adeniya
Martins Adeniya

Irish pro Dermot Blain is the most accomplished of the group when it comes to live tournament results. He’s picked up over $1.3 million in lifetime earnings including winning APPT Macau for $540k.

Former London-based stock trader Martins Adeniya has quickly amassed nearly $500k in winnings since quitting the finance industry to pursue poker.

Sinem Melin is a fixture on the U.K. poker circuit and quickly becoming one of the most exciting female players.

Finally Newcastle-native Ben Jenkins is well known for his online prowess and once chopped the massive Sunday Warm-Up on PokerStars.

All four players will also play on Full Tilt Poker as Red Pros. UKIPT Galway is set to begin this Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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