Jason Koon Joins Elite Lineup at Poker Royalty

Jason Koon, the well-known high-stakes poker and a holder of ten(!) Triton titles, has recently transitioned to Poker Royalty, the world’s leading poker player agency. This move places him alongside poker celebrities such as Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari, and 2023 WSOP Main Event winner Daniel Weinman. Koon joiing Poker Royalty, coming shortly after his departure from GGPoker, has piqued the interest of the poker community, eager to see how this partnership unfolds.

Koon’s career earnings exceed $55 million, ranking him third on the all-time money list according to the HendonMob, behing Justin Bonomo and Brynn Kenney. His notable achievements include winning a WSOP gold bracelet in the $25,000 Heads-up Championship in 2021. Koon’s joined GGPoker’s Game of Gold reality-TV show and his role as Integrity Ambassador, where he was instrumental in launching the Poker Integrity Council (PIC) in 2022 alongside Fedor Holz.

Expressing his thoughts on the partnership, Koon shared his enthusiasm and optimism about working with Poker Royalty. “I’m thrilled to join the ranks at Poker Royalty and work alongside some of the greatest in the game,” he said, highlighting the agency’s reputation and deep industry connections as key reasons for his choice. This move to Poker Royalty comes after Koon’s notable split from GGPoker, where he had contributed significantly but did not detail his reasons for leaving.

Poker Royalty’s CEO, Brian Balsbaugh, couldn’t hide his excitement about Koon joining their ranks, praising his exceptional talent and positive contributions to the poker world. “Jason’s enormous poker talent, impeccable reputation, and dedication to the community make him a fantastic poker ambassador,” Balsbaugh remarked. This new alliance is seen as a significant addition to Poker Royalty, expected to leverage Koon’s impressive achievements and reputation for mutual success.

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