Soeben hat Pokerstars eine offizielles Statement zu Thomas Kremsers Abschied veröffentlicht. In ihrem Schreiben bedanken sie sich für die Zusammenarbeit in den letzten sieben Jahren und dem großen Erfolg, den sie gemeinsam gefeiert haben.
Des Weiteren blicken sie gespannt in die Zukunft und freuen sich auf den neuen Partner. Thomas Kremser selbst findet die Trennung ebenfalls sehr schade freut sich aber auch auf neue Aufgaben, wie er es im Exclusiv-Interview mit meinem Kollegen Götz Schrage bespricht.
Hier die offizielle Stellungnahme seitens Pokerstars:
EUROPEAN POKER TOUR PARTS WAYS
WITH TK POKER EVENTS
LONDON, UK – June 10, 2011 – The European Poker Tour (EPT) confirms it has ended its relationship with TK Poker Events and Thomas Kremser, who had served as Tournament Director of the EPT for the past seven years.
“We thank Thomas Kremser and his staff for their work and dedication for the past seven years and wish them great success in their future endeavours,” said Jeffrey Haas, Managing Director of Global Poker Tours, which operates the EPT. “We will be announcing a new tournament team in the near future and are very excited about the opportunities that are emerging for Season 8.”
Since it was founded in 2004, the EPT has become the premier operator of live poker events in Europe and has helped cultivate interest and expand the industry through high-quality professional poker tournaments.
Kremser and TK Poker Events have been an integral part of the EPT’s success for the first seven seasons, building close relationships with players across Europe, and bringing a level of professionalism to live tournament poker unrivalled anywhere in the world.
About Global Poker Tours Limited
Global Poker Tours Limited (GPTL) is a full service poker tour production company that develops, organizes and produces the most prestigious poker tournaments in the world. The GPTL team has produced more poker events in more countries than any other company on the planet – establishing GPTL as the market leader in a fast growing, dynamic and exciting environment. Businesses and venues worldwide choose Global Poker Tours as their premier live poker production partner to develop and establish world-class poker events.