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Yevgeniy Timoshenko Joins J.C. Tran in Premier League IV Field as Qualifiers Near Conclusion


Yevgeniy Timoshenko joins PartyPoker Premier League yesterday announced Yevgeniy Timoshenko as the second addition to the line-up of the Premier League IV. The young Ukranian-born American, who won the World Championship of Online Poker last year will join current champion J.C. Tran on the felt at the exclusive made-for-TV event.

Mike Sexton enthused about Timoshenko’s ability saying, “He has completely taken the poker world by storm, first of all by winning over $2 million in live tournament earnings without cashing in a WSOP event and with all that he has done since.

“Yevgeniy is a good ambassador for the game. I never forget before the WPT Championship final table last year he went out and bought and new suit and got a haircut for the occasion. I think he is an excellent addition to the Premier League line-up.”

This Sunday January 10th sees the final $450 + $30 online qualifier at at 8:20 GMT with just one package remaining. Due to high demand the final qualifier, worth $100,000 to the winner, has been pulled forward from Sunday 17th but online hopefuls can still qualify for the Sunday final for as little as $2 at the site.

The Premier League IV prize pool is $1.5 million.