Hard work pays off for Liu.
888poker announced today it has signed two of the most impressive young poker players in the world in Xuan Liu and Sofia Lӧvgren to its pro team.
Liu, one of the pros featured in our Easy Game documentary series last year, already has over $1.4 million in career live cashes including a $600,000 fourth-place finish at the PCA in 2012.
She followed that up with a third-place run at EPT San Remo 2011 for $524,075 and also has a standalone tournament title from the IPT San Remo.
One of the WPT's Season XI "Ones to Watch" Liu is another in a long line of great poker players to come from the #1 poker school in the world, the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
PKR's Top Female Pro, Spirit of Poker Nominee
Lӧvgren, who recently announced her departure from her original sponsor, PKR, is a Swedish pro who has impressed from the very start of her career.
One of the highest-volume and most profitable grinders on PKR the site signed her on as its first female pro four years ago.
She's gone on to cash for more than $130,000 on the live circuit, including four WSOP cashes and deep runs at EPT San Remo and the EPT London High Roller. while still primarily being an online cash-came grinder.
Based in Malta and Gothenburg, Lӧvgren was also one of the nominees (along with her boyfriend Luca Moschitta) for the 2013 PokerListings "Here Comes the Future" Award.
Liu and Lӧvgren join a growing pro roster at 888poker that also includes WSOPE Bracelet winner Jackie Glazier, Jessica Dawley and WSOP Main Event runner-up Jesse Sylvia.
To sign up for your own 888poker account and be eligible for an $888 sign-up bonus, visit our 888poker review.