Miami, FL (PRWeb) August 28, 2008 – UltimateBet (http://www.ultimatebet.com/) today announced the addition of acclaimed online poker player Tracy Scala to its newly formed Star Players Team.
"With unmatched integrity, consistent wins under his belt and an undisputed high level of skill, Tracy Scala represents everything a Star Player should be," stated Annie Duke, UltimateBet's Cardroom Consultant.
The 38-year-old father of two cites his family as his biggest achievement to date. But it's his consistent performance in online poker tournaments that has earned him a solid reputation as one of the game's most respected players.
Tracy Scala finished in first place on season one of Best Damn Poker Show, a nationally televised poker reality series starring Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke. Other major land-based wins include a $32,000 finish at this year's World Series of Poker and a 7th place finish at a recent WPT event worth nearly $200,000.
The online poker pro joins three of the industry's most revered online players — Cliff "JohnnyBax" Josephy, James "P0KERPR033" Campbell and Tiffany Michelle — on UltimateBet's roster of high-caliber players. All four players are headed to Aruba this September for the 2008 Aruba Poker Classic.
He can be found playing online poker at UltimateBet under the name FATCATS 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 Tracy Scala 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 (http://www.ultimatebet.com/) provides the best poker games available on the Internet. 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 more than 2 million registered players.