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Kenny Hallaert named ambassador PokerStars

May 12, 2024

Kenny  has been named ambassador of PokerStars but also live events advisor, in the first ambassadorship of its kind. With two decades of experience, Kenny Hallaert is most notably known for final tabling the WSOP Main Event in 2016 and his involvement in running tournaments across Europe.

This includes forming the poker rooms at the Namur and Spa Casinos in Belgium, and assisting with the management of events for the European Poker Tour, Belgian Poker Series , Belgian Poker Challenge and French Poker Series. Kenny Hallaert will play an advisory role in the future of upcoming PokerStars live events. Using his vast experience, he will be reviewing global live poker events and providing suggestions and feedback to the PokerStars Live Events team. He will also be playing on the tables both live and online sporting the PokerStars patch.
Cedric Billot, Associate Director, Live Events, said: “I’ve known Kenny for years, he has a unique profile of being both a respected player and tournament organizer. His passion for the game, wealth of experience both on and off the felt, and professionalism, makes him someone we are incredibly excited to bring onboard.”

Following his signing Kenny Hallaert told PokerStars: “I’m really looking forward to being part of the PokerStars team. My role as Ambassador and live event advisor will no doubt bring up some great opportunities, and I can’t wait to contribute to the constant evolution of PokerStars fantastic live events.”



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