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Danny McDonagh and PokerStars Part Ways

In a surprising announcement yesterday, APPT President Danny McDonagh made it known on Facebook that his time working with PokerStars is soon coming to an end. The Macau Poker Cup on March 31st will be his last tournament in charge. 

Most in the poker world, particularly in Australia and Asia will know him as the man who helped plant the seeds of a $1,000 tournament, that would eventually grow into the giant Aussie Millions series, before embarking on a new journey with Pokerstars that saw him start out as a tournament director. 

By all accounts, he did an impressive job in this role, and was always a gentleman to all the players he met, in every tournament that he directed. Many have expressed their gratitude at what he did during that time, and also for the positive influence he had on the growth of the game in Asia.  On Facebook, poker players and friends left many words of praise in the comments section, and wished him well in his future endeavours.

Danny Seoul

Danny McDonagh in Seoul (Photo PokerStars blog)

McDonagh has become an iconic figure when it comes to poker in the southern hemisphere, and was inducted into Australia's poker hall of fame in 2011. He will undoubtedly continue to be a very popular member of the poker community, and bring many fine qualities to his next position. It seems clear that whoever takes over his role will have big shoes to fill. 

 

 

Louis Hartwell

Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of somuchpoker.com. He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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