Poker Royalty Adds David Chiu to its Catalogue of Poker Celebrities

Poker Royalty,, the largest poker representation company world-wide, announces that China-born champion poker player David Chiu has been added to its roster for representation. Poker Royalty will manage and represent Chiu across all major platforms, including; main-stream media, sponsorship, licensing, commercial endorsements and appearances. David Chiu joins a prestigious list of poker icons that include Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Patrik Antonious and Erick Lindgren.

Brian Balsbaugh, CEO Poker Royalty, said, “Signing David Chiu for exclusive representation is a huge coup for our company. We are going to invest a lot of resources into raising David’s profile in China and look forward to monetizing his growing celebrity as the best Chinese poker player in the world. David’s future is very bright and we are happy to be on his team.”

Chiu, the most successful Chinese poker player world-wide, burst onto the poker scene in 1996 and has amassed more than $6,000,000 in live tournament winnings. Born in China, Chiu has won 4 World Series of Poker bracelets along with the 2008 World Poker Tour Championship title. A poker tournament specialist, Chiu is known for his extraordinary ability to read opposing players. He attributes his ability to read his opponents and concentration abilities to a swimming accident that left him partially deaf in both ears. Chiu is fluent in multiple languages including; Mandarin and Cantonese.

Career Highlights:
4 World Series of Poker bracelets (1996, 1998, 2000, 2005)
$6,043,079 in career winnings
Winner of the 2008 World Poker Tour Championship
44 World Series of Poker cashes
“I am pleased to be represented by Poker Royalty”, stated Chiu, “They have an outstanding reputation within the poker industry and have unparalleled industry contacts. I look forward to working with them in the future.”