Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2008 — UltimateBet today announced the addition of Cliff "JohnnyBax" Josephy to its roster of respected online poker professionals. Josephy joins UltimateBet as the first member of the online poker site's new "Star Players" team, a new division of players created by UltimateBet's new management team.
"A Star Player is one who has an undisputed high level of skill, lots of integrity, and is well respected in the world of online poker," stated Annie Duke who spearheaded the signing after following Josephy's achievements over the years. "One look at his impressive record reveals that JohnnyBax epitomizes a Star Player and is the perfect addition to our roster of respected and talented poker players."
One look at his impressive record reveals that JohnnyBax epitomizes a Star Player and is the perfect addition to our roster of respected and talented poker players.
The 42-year-old father of three from Syosset, New York is no stranger to good bets. Prior to turning to poker as a full-time career, Josephy was a successful stockbroker for 14 years, catering to hedge funds and high net worth individuals. Today, he's earning the respect of high rollers.
Online poker players revere JohnnyBax for his exceptional tournament play and equally impressive positive attitude at the tables. In addition to a host of online success stories, Josephy comes to the table armed with a solid history of land-based wins.
In 2006, Josephy finished second in the Aruba Poker Classic, UltimateBet's signature poker tournament, securing $446,975. He has cashed six times on the WPT circuit and four times at the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Josephy has already won a WSOP bracelet and has amassed two top 10 finishes at the world's most prestigious poker tournament along the way.
Josephy can be found playing online poker at UltimateBet under the name JohnnyBax and will be featured in a variety of future promotions on the site. Online poker players can employ UltimateBet's free UltimateBuddy software to discover where JohnnyBax is seated and instantly join him at the tables.
Designed with the assistance of the best poker players in the world – Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke – UltimateBet provides the best poker games available on the net. Players can download the free poker software, play in free ring games and tournaments and get tips from these pros to learn the sport or to enhance their playing strategy. UltimateBet currently has over 2 million registered players.