Our media team is composed by a half dozen men and women from Asia and Europe dedicated to poker with a passion for write stories about it.
Louis Muller – CEO /Editor in Chief
As CEO and Editor in Chief, Louis leads and supervises the content production of Somuchpoker. He is an experienced poker player and has a deep passion for the game. Despite his background in the Political Science, Loic has always been interested in Journalism. The combination of all these factors has spurred within him a drive to provide great poker stories and news. With the cooperation and support of a great team behind him, what started as a deep passion is now a progressive project to give poker players news and information from all over the world.
Craig Bradshaw – Writer
A 32-year old student of Journalism at the University of Essex, Craig Bradshaw has been part of Somuchpoker from the beginning. Joining Somuchpoker after 5 year of being a semi-professional online poker player, his in-depth knowledge of the game and the community has provided great value to the site and has made his writings and articles easily relatable to the audience he is addressing.
Gabrielle Ruiz-Barredo – Writer – Social Media & Content Manager
Gabrielle Ruiz-Barredo has been a freelance writer for numerous years. She has been in the poker industry as part of media since 2007 and has worked in a marketing capacity for poker rooms from 2009-2011. She has also played poker as a professional playing for the house during this time. She has written numerous interviews of poker celebrities and has covered numerous poker events in the Philippines for media outfits. She has also served as a writer and a segment producer for Red Mango Productions which was the official production outfit for APPT Manila tournaments. Currently, she writes for SoMuchPoker and serves as a Digital Marketing Consultant for other companies.
Noel Zarate – Writer & Broadcaster
Noel Zarate is a well-respected veteran sportscaster, sports writer, international announcer in the Philippines. He can often be seen commentating on Live Sports Events and is among the pioneer poker Television broadcasters in his country. Playing casually since 2007, the self-confessed “donkfish” has great familiarity with the game of poker. He has also commentated on APPT Events and local poker events aired on National Philippine Television. His extensive experience in broadcasting and news, and his refreshing enjoyment of poker has provided Somuchpoker with articles filled with action that his audience gets transported to the event itself.
Deejay Ruperto – Photography
Deejay Ruperto started photography in 2005 as a hobby. But this hobby turned into a professional gig for the 35 year old in 2008 when his then amateur photos of poker events caught the attention of poker rooms as well as poker circuit brands. Since 2009, Deejay has been the top of mind photographer in the Philippine poker industry having had taken photos in prestigious events like the Asia Poker News , Asian Poker Tour (APT), The Philippine Poker Tour, Poker Portal Asia and the Metro Card Club. Due to the crispness of his pictures and his professionalism, Deejay has been providing photos for Somuchpoker and is proud to be a member of the team.
Triccia David – Writer
Triccia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits.
She spent a year working part time with Poker Portal Asia and later became the editor and writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live blogger for several other major events in the Philippines.
Currently, she freelances for various poker publications and event organizers. For Somuchpoker, she is in charge of events reporting.
Bruno Thienard – Video
Bruno Thienard has been living in Asia for quite some time and has turned his passion for writing and video producing a profitable asset. He has worked on numerous projects including multimedia and interactive books. He is now the producer behind the Somuchpoker Youtube Channel as well as all video content on the website.