Lock Poker Signs Online Poker Prodigy Jose "Girah" Macedo

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 Jose "Girah" Macedo

Lock is thrilled to announce the new addition to their LockPRO ELITE

team. Jose "Girah" Macedo represents the face of the new generation of online poker

pros. He is one of the youngest poker players to hit the scene and do

the impossible. His story is one of passion, determination and skill.

At the young age of 16 he took his first try at the game with a $30

deposit and found himself with over 2 million in earnings. He brings

incredible insight, passion and sheer objectivity to the room.


"I am determined to be the best player in the world so I wanted to

make sure I partnered with the best poker brand," says Jose "Girah"

Macedo. "Lock's focus on the player experience is unique and inspiring

and something I truly wanted to associate myself with. I encourage

anyone to come and challenge me on Lock, and look forward to the

exciting times ahead."   http://twitter.com/GirahPoker


"Jose is young, brilliant and incredibly determined. He is putting a

new face, age and goal to this game," says Jennifer Larson CEO/Owner

of Lock Poker. "He will be heavily involved in developing the product,

marketing and brand in the coming months. His story is one of

determination to a degree that is just unparalleled and unrivaled.

Lock moves into a new chapter with Pros like Jose leading the way."


"Jose represents a new exciting episode for online poker," says Jim

Erwood, VP of Operations at Poker Royalty, "and therefore Poker

Royalty feels very strongly that he had to be associated with a site

that matched his aspirations. Lock Poker is without a doubt that



To start the fun Jose will be hosting a series of free rolls and the

top few players will get free coaching from the master himself. Sign

up through his link and start playing today





Lock is the world's most innovative online gaming brand. Lock launched

their first masterpiece, Lock Poker, over two years ago and recently

launched their ground breaking Casino. They exploded into poker

industry by introducing the Bluff Online

Poker challenge, becoming the

first company to develop a Mac download casino and hiring Eric Rizen

Lynch as their Poker Room Manager. Lock continues to bring a fresh

perspective to this exciting industry and its mandate is to drive

innovation through superior design and initiative.

http://www.lockpoker.com & http://www.lockcasino.com




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 Daniel Negreanu,

Tom Dwan, 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 product and brand licensing, consulting services,

event management, media sales, speaker’s bureau and client

representation. For more information, please visit





Merge Gaming is the fresh new face in the online poker world, growing

rapidly and providing a solid, secure, gaming platform for its

partners. We are dedicated to providing users with the best possible

online gaming experience, and providing our operators all the tools

necessary to run a successful poker business. Merge Gaming accepts

players worldwide and is focused on catering to all player groups

through active promotions, game variety, quality software and



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