..

Phil Hellmuth Rumors Escalate: Signing Blockbuster Deal With PokerStars?

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Nov/25/2010
Phil Hellmuth

The face of UB.com for many years now, World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth is rumored to be leaving as part of what might be the biggest cash endorsement deal in the history of poker. 

One operator tells Gambling911.com:  “He is signing with PokerStars and was offered an amount he could not refuse.”

None of this has been confirmed by UB.com as of yet.

“This will be the biggest news in poker in the coming months,” the operator added.

The rumors grew legs when Hellmuth was seen recently at a PokerStars North American Poker Tour event without his UB.com garb.

Hellmuth’s likeness remains plastered all over the UB.com website as of Thanksgiving Day. The poker pro himself has not referenced the rumors on his Twitter page.

For now, rumors of Hellmuth’s exodus from UB.com remain pure speculation.  Those claiming to be “in the know” say it’s only about money and has nothing to do with any dissatisfaction Hellmuth might have with UB.com. 

America’s third largest online poker room, UB.com continues to sign new pros on a regular basis including Amazing Race contestant Maria Ho last week.

Last year, Hellmuth was voted one of Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo's 10 Sexiest Poker Players. 

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

Poker News

What Attracts Players to Online Poker in 2021

Poker has long been one of the favorite games worldwide.

Gambling 911 World Exclusive:   Matusow Responds to Accusation He's "Robbing" His Backers

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Matusow Responds to Accusation He's "Robbing" His Backers

The "Mouth" issues a fiery profanity-laced response to these allegations. “They can suck a d***!”

Poker Player Fakes Cancer Diagnosis to Claim Free Tickets on ACR

Poker Player Fakes Cancer Diagnosis to Claim Free Tickets on ACR

Letter filled with multiple grammatical mistakes posted to the Web and player reportedly makes death threats to CEO, player ambassadors.

Americas Cardroom Boss to Stake 6 Players for $5 Million Venom in Fight Against Cancer

Americas Cardroom Boss to Stake 6 Players for $5 Million Venom in Fight Against Cancer

Americas Cardroom head honcho Phil Nagy vowed to stake 6 people to play in this week's Venom PKO online tournament with the profit split being half to the player and half to breast cancer awareness.

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

The new date has been set at January 3rd, 2022.  Jury selection was initially expected to take place this week in Oakland County, Michigan following two previous delays.

Syndicate