Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) January 12, 2009
In a time when even the economy is a gamble, poker players need cost-efficient means to enhance their professional skills: The renowned ProPokerSchool.com [http://www.ProPokerSchool.com has recently announced that it will continue to provide its members with tips from professionals, but now membership is 100% Free!
Ranked as one of the top Internet destinations in the World for poker instruction and collaboration, ProPokerSchool members frequent the site to "Learn Before They Earn". Owned and operated since 2004 by World Series of Poker Champion, Brett "Gank" Jungblut -- an original member of "The Crew" [http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/7371959/pokers_new_world_order , ProPokerSchool aims to educate poker players and tournament enthusiasts about game-play, strategy, events, high-rollers and poker culture.
"Gank," as many know him from his online poker handle, entered the poker scene as a poker legacy (his father has been competing in WSOP events since the early 1980s). A foreseen winner-in-the-making, it was not long before Brett's active play led him to his first WSOP bracelet in 2004, and 14 cashes lifetime in the WSOP. Such accolades have gained him the respect of virtually all poker professionals. As an entrepreneur and philanthropist, Jungblut decided that he needed to create a website which gave back to the poker community, at-large, by increasing poker awareness and specifically, educating players on proven professional methods of how to enhance their game.
After launching ProPokerSchool, one of Jungblut's first initiatives was to support the Los Angeles Youth Network [http://www.LAYN.org by helping them to create an annual celebrity poker tournament -- now successfully in its fourth year. A featured columnist in Bluff Magazine, Gank encourages players to learn from poker professionals, the same way any student would do in pursuit of an occupation. Jungblut attributes much of the success of his website to the "personal-touch" that he has been able to provide his fans and fellow poker players. He believes strongly in a forum approach where his students engage in conversation and analysis with himself and other teachers. In this way, student and teacher are able to learn from each other and take their game to a whole new level.
Currently, members receive the following benefits from joining ProPokerSchool:
- Free Membership
- An extensive collection of videos which profess various aspects of both live and online competitive poker theory, recorded by a variety of respected instructors.
- Articles and videos which cover all variations of the game of poker, including No-Limit Hold'em and what is commonly referred to as "H.O.R.S.E." [Hold'em, Omaha Hi/Low, Razz, Stud and Eight-or-Better Stud]
- An easy-to-navigate, interactive Forum - where all members and instructors are encouraged to collaborate about everything-poker.
- Access to hundreds of exclusive pictures and articles featuring the world's top poker professionals.
- A weekly invitation to "The Gank Open" -- an opportunity for members to compete against Gank in a friendly poker tournament on a regular basis.
- Access to Ganks' personal blog -- where members follow, first-hand, the life of a rounder.
FoxSports.com has listed ProPokerSchool as one of the leading-poker educational institutions [http://msn.foxsports.com/other/story/5658332 . ProPokerSchool is evidence, in and of itself, that poker is not just a game anymore, it is an education. In a competitive world where "knowledge is power", it is nice to know that a diploma from ProPokerSchool.com is free and attainable for anyone who has the drive to learn!
By: Lindsey S. Nagy - 8th Wonder Innovation, LLC
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