Sam Trickett Signs with Poker Royalty


           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Las Vegas, NV – January 9, 2013 – Poker Royalty, the poker industry’s leading player representation agency, announced today that British sensation Sam Trickett has selected Poker Royalty for worldwide management and marketing representation across all major platforms, including media, sponsorship, licensing, commercial endorsements, and appearances.
            Trickett, 26, is widely regarded as one of the best professional players in recent years. After suffering a career ending knee injury as a professional footballer in 2005, Trickett took up poker during his recovery period and quickly recognized his skills at the tables. His aggressive play and lack of fear at the tables has sent Trickett to the top of the leader boards. In 2010, Sam was named Best New Player. In 2011, he was named European Poker Player of the Year and Britain’s Best Cash Game Player. Then in 2012, he dominated the British Poker Awards by winning Best Cash Game player for the second consecutive year, Best Tournament Player and Player of the year.

“Poker Royalty works with some of the biggest names in poker allowing them to create the best opportunities no other company can provide”, said Trickett. “I am very excited and honored to be working with them.”

As Europe’s all-time money leader, Sam has won over $17 million in career tournament earnings, including $10 million for his runner-up finish to Antonio Esfandiari in the 2012 WSOP event “Big One For One Drop”.  Adding to his monster tournament earnings, you can regularly find Trickett playing in the high stakes cash games in Macau.

“Sam is an immensely talented poker pro who is living the dream of every young poker player. Given our strong relationships with the world’s biggest gaming companies, Poker Royalty is ideally situated to identify the numerous poker-related sponsorship opportunities available to someone with Sam’s outstanding poker accomplishments,” said Brian Balsbaugh, Founder & CEO, Poker Royalty.”


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 Player of the Year recipients Daniel Negreanu, Erick Lindgren, Gavin Smith, 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: client representation; product and brand licensing; consulting services; event management; media sales; and speaker’s bureau. For more information, please visit


Poker Royalty, LLC

10789 W. Twain, Suite 200

Las Vegas, NV  89135

Phone – 702-868-9003