We made it. We'll show you how.

March 30, 2010 09:00 ET

Victory Poker Announces Summer Competition and Current Lineup of Sponsored Players

Victory Poker Will Offer Everyday Players a Chance to Compete for Sponsorship That Includes Becoming an Official Team Victory Pro, $100,000 in Tournament Entries, a Sports Car, Wardrobe, and a Furnished Las Vegas Strip Condominium

ST. JULIAN'S, MALTA--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) - With more than $25 million in combined winnings, Team Victory members have graced the covers of prominent magazines, authored bestselling books, and often appear on networks such as NBC, Fox Sports, GSN, Sky Sports, Forbes, and ESPN. Known for extravagant lifestyles and the "We made it -- We'll show you how" motto, Team Victory is standing by its promise.

Later this year, one new member will be taken into the fold, as everyday poker players will have a chance to compete for $100,000 in tournament entries, cash, a sports car, wardrobe, and a condo on the Las Vegas Strip. For more information on this challenge, view the promotional video and stay tuned to

Since its launch on February 1st, has added several new personalities to its impressive ensemble. In January, former Who's Your Daddy CEO Dan Fleyshman spearheaded the online project and secured a license with the Everleaf Poker Network. He then recruited a healthy mix of tournament veterans, online name makers, and young cash game specialists to represent the site. The first string included team quarterback Antonio Esfandiari, along with frontmen Andrew "Good2CU" Robl, Keith "The Machine" Gipson, PLO specialist Brian Rast, the controversial Dan "Blitz" Bilzerian, and longtime tournament slayers Paul Wasicka and Lee Markholt. Soon after, 2007 Playboy Playmate of the Year Sara Underwood -- currently in training -- lent her penchant for poker and obvious aesthetics to the field.

By February, Danny "Chinese Poker Wizard" Wong, backgammon champion Sander Lylloff, heads-up specialist Alec Torelli, and virtual training coach "The Maven" David Chicotsky had officially joined Team Victory. Last week, Steven Weusten, James Obst, and Adam Hourani, representing Europe, the US, and Australia respectively, became Team Victory sponsored pros. Retired FBI agent Joe Navarro and Mind Set Coach Sam Chauhan were signed as consultants.

Jonathan Little is the latest poker superstar to join ranks. With more than $4 million in tournament winnings, the World Poker Tour Player of the Year also hosts a training website. Little brings the number of Team Victory members to nineteen. Together they boast 53 titles, 445 cashes, and $28,722,911 in earnings.

For complete biographies on all Team Victory pros, players, and consultants visit

With an estimated 60 million Americans playing poker, it's also the third most watched competition in the world, and is now on course to be the next online contender in a $55 billion industry. As one of the newest online poker rooms, it's the biggest brand to join the Everleaf Network. Everleaf's traffic has steadily increased since's inception. And by year's end, it could become one of the top ten US friendly poker networks and one of the biggest online poker stories of the year.

About is host to a virtual poker card room service for those who wish to test their skills against others for fun, prizes, or money and does not participate in betting or wagering. It is duly regulated and licensed by The Everleaf Poker Network established in 2004. Everleaf is licensed and regulated by the Lottery and Gaming Authority of Malta and meets the stringent e-gaming guidelines and restrictions of the European Union (EU).

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