Get to Know the TWO New PokerStars Ambassadors!
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Two new players have been unveiled as PokerStars Ambassadors with Brazilian Lali Tournier and Spain's Irene ‘Frogy’ Albarrán set to join the roster.
The pair join the likes of André Akkari, 2019 PSPC Champion Ramón Colillas and Lex Veldhuis, along with Sam Grafton and Parker Talbot who joined back in 2021.
Scott Goodall, Poker Commercial Director at PokerStars, said he was delighted to welcome Lali and Frogy to the team.
"Lali is an incredible ambassador for the thriving poker community in Brazil," he said. "Frogy has lit up our screens as part of our commentary team in Spain, and both are fantastic role models.
"We've seen both create memorable moments with PokerStars already, and as members of Team Pro, we can look forward to many more.”
A two-time World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) champion, Tournier is Brazilian poker pro and streamer, as well as a member of top Brazilian eSports organisation Furia.
"But now, my dream has come true, and it is even better than I could wish for"
"Thirteen years ago I started playing $0.25 Sit & Go’s on PokerStars," she said. "And I remember looking at the Team Pro page and would imagine my picture there. It was a very distant dream.
"But now, my dream has come true, and it is even better than I could wish for; being a Team Pro, joining my husband Rafa and one of my best friends, Akkari. Thanks, PokerStars! I am really happy to be part of the best poker platform."
Irene ‘Frogy’ Albarrán
"Being able to share these times with the community as well as the team is something that excites me a lot"
Meanwhile, Spanish poker coach and Twitch streamer 'Frogy' will join PokerStars not just as Ambassador, but also as a member of the PokerStars commentary team in Spain cover the PokerStars Players Championship. She says joining PokerStars is a dream come true.
"I have fulfilled one of my dreams; to be the voice of such a big poker community, alongside a great team who also feel like family, representing PokerStars," she said. "I feel very excited about everything that is to come.
"There are going to be many beautiful moments, and being able to share these times with the community as well as the team is something that excites me a lot. The best is yet to come!”
Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He started working for PokerNews as a freelance live reporter in 2015 and joined the full-time staff in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German. He also holds an NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism.