Bodog's Online Poker Network Names Jay Tan to the Team

Published Monday, April 02, 2012 -

Everything Bodog seems to have a focus on the Asian online gambling market lately and the newest addition to the Bodog Poker team is no exception. The Bodog Poker Network has just announced that Jay Tan a promising and talented poker professional will be joining another talented pro Tatjana Pasalic at the tables.

Armed with a Masters Degree in Business she moved to her early roots as a child, back to Hong Kong to pursue a banking career at Goldman Sachs. Impressed by the moves of Canadian pro poker player Daniel Negreanu while he played on television the young banker Tan decided she would take up the game. After a time and a few cash tournament wins the Los Angeles USA born Tan quit her banking career to get involved in the poker game seriously. Jay Tan is a fast moving and exciting personality that likes nothing more than to take her bike for a fast run in the busy streets of dense Hong Kong.

When asked about being named to Team Bodog she said, “I think I’m a great for Bodog because they are a fun brand and I love having fun playing poker and living the lifestyle that goes with being a Bodog Poker Pro.” Obviously thrilled with the opportunity to be a part of the advancing Asian poker market Tan said, “I’m so honoured to be part of growing the sport in Asia, the poker community keeps growing. The fields are getting larger in every tournament I enter with people from China, Singapore, Japan, Korea and Australia.”

Jay has already gone the distance at some high-profile final tables, finishing fifth in the Macau Poker Cup No Limit Red Dragon and second in the Macau Poker Cup NLHE KO Bounty. She also managed and cashed her first WSOP event last year. The poker player had something to say to her future opponents, “If you get to a showdown with me, you better have a great hand. Whether you call or fold, it’s probably the play I wanted you to make.”

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