Poker Pro Kenna James Teams Up With Ape Poker

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Ace King
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With over $4 million in career winnings to date, poker pro Kenna James has joined forces with the digital currency-focused Ape Poker, that company announced on Thursday.

James, who got his Start dealing at Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles in 1996, has 20 poker titles under his belt already and is considered one of the top experts in the game. 

One of his biggest cashes came in the $ 2,425 + 165 No Limit Hold'em at the 2006 L.A. Poker Classic, Los Angeles, where he won $ 242,251.  A month later James walked away with a cool $ 700,000 having finished second place in the $ 10,000 + 500 Limit Hold'em Million V, Cruise.

James will focus his efforts on player acquisition, retention and education. This is an incredibly valuable asset to the AIP team.

“Not only is Ape In Poker the next phase of online gambling, but it's really the next stage of my career,” says James. “With the momentum of this project combined with the incredible technology behind it, there’s no way I was passing up this opportunity. This is a game changer.”

The founders behind Ape In Poker have housed an online casino and sportsbook for over five years and have bridged the gap between traditional casino play and cryptocurrency. This is the first step for the company as they migrate into Web3 technology towards the vision of providing players with interactive and immersive experiences. 

Their initial focus will be on Solana, with Ethereum and Bitcoin following shortly after. Solana is a decentralized blockchain built to enable scalable.

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