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Attack Poker Announces New Team Pro Signing

Published on Wed, Feb 13, 2013 (5:45 p.m.)

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 21, 2013: With the start of NBC’s Heads Up Poker Championship, Attack Poker announces signing World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner and legendary high stakes cash player Eli Elezra.

Mr. Vegas
“Attack Poker has done it right. They’ve got all the elements of real poker play, and I like that its poker for poker players by poker players” said Elezra upon signing. Eli Elezra, is an Israeli born professional poker player and businessman now living in Las Vegas, Nevada. In Israel, Elezra served as a member of the elite commando unit, the Golani Brigade. He took up poker while recovering from an injury sustained during his military service. He made America his home in 1988 bringing his poker skills and business savvy with him. Since moving to America, Elezra has made numerous WSOP money finishes in Omaha, Texas Hold’em, and Draw Events.
Elezra, was awarded $1,024,574 in prize money when he won the World Poker Tour (WPT) $10,000 no limit hold’em event at the 2004 Mirage Poker Showdown.
In 2007, Elezra won his first WSOP bracelet by winning the World Championship Seven Card Stud Hi- Low Event.
To date, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,000,000. Elezra has appeared in the second and third seasons of the Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament, seasons 1-6 of GSN series High Stakes Poker, and several episodes of Poker After Dark.

Legend and Rising Stars
Eli Elezra joins fellow WSOP bracelet winner Lisa Hamilton and Rising Star Luke Schwartz, as ambassadors for Attack Poker as they get ready to apply for a real money gaming license in Europe.
About Attack Poker
AttackPoker.com is a free to play interactive poker site which launched on November 11, 2012 boasting over 20,000 signups since launch and adding 500+ members a day. Attack Poker will be introducing virtual chip purchase play, and a new iPhone App, which for the first time in the U.S., allows players to win real prizes while playing on an iPhone.

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