|Online card room Purple-Lounge.com has announced that it will be sponsoring professional player and television presenter Michelle Orpe in response to the growing numbers of female poker players on the site.|
The Malta-licensed site stated that Orpe would now be representing the site at some of the highest profile poker tournaments and events in the world. Orpe has shown she has what it takes at the poker table by taking part in major events throughout Europe in the past including the European Poker Tour along with putting her experiences to use on air offering insights into strategies on Poker Night Live and, more recently, as a key presenter at Sky Poker.
'From our launch just two years ago, Purple-Lounge.com has always been a home to a large community of women players and it's something we're extremely proud of,” said Julia Ward, Marketing Director for Purple-Lounge.com.
“It's natural that we sponsor a female player and we're expecting great things from Michelle Orpe. She's a true professional and we're very lucky to have lured her to Purple-Lounge.com.'