New Poker Royalty client Mickey Petersen signs with Team PokerStars Online

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Las Vegas, NV – September 15, 2011 – Poker Royalty, the world’s leading poker representation agency, announced today that they have signed Danish poker sensation Mickey Petersen for exclusive worldwide management and marketing representation across all major platforms, including media, sponsorship, licensing, commercial endorsements, and appearances. Upon signing Mickey, Poker Royalty quickly worked to secure a deal which makes Petersen the newest member of PokerStars Team Online.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 players worldwide for online cashes, Mickey has captured over $4.1 million dollars in online earnings in his brief poker career. Playing online under the screen name mement_mori, Petersen’s biggest cash came in May of 2010 when he captured 2nd place in the SCOOP $2,100 no-limit hold’em event and added an impressive $161,000 to his bankroll.

“I am looking forward to representing PokerStars in big live tournaments like the EPTs as well as the biggest tournaments found anywhere online” Mickey said of his new sponsorship opportunity.

Mickey’s online resume includes a number of victories in some of the toughest online tournaments around, and a laundry list of six-figure cashes. In April of 2010, he captured his first FTOPS jersey in a $216 No Limit Hold’em Six-Max event, and just four months later would score another first place in the FTOPS $216 No Limit Hold’em Rush contest.

“Mickey is someone I have been tracking for a while as he is quite simply an online phenomenon who is now making a successful transition to live play. I am naturally delighted Poker Royalty played an important role in securing Mickey his deal with PokerStars and I am confident he is going to be prominent member of Team Online for some time to come”, said Jim Erwood, Director of European Operations.

Founded in 2003, Poker Royalty is recognized as the leading global poker management and marketing company, representing the most talented and marketable professional poker players, including Daniel Negreanu, former World Series of Poker Player of the Year Erick Lindgren, and World Series of Poker Main Event Champions Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Scotty Nguyen, and Juan Carlos Mortensen. With offices in Las Vegas and London, Poker Royalty’s diverse poker business includes: product and brand licensing; consulting services; event management; media sales; speaker’s bureau and client representation. For more information, please visit