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PokerStars Inks Deal with Andre Akkari

The famous South American poker player has struck a deal with PokerStars.

South American poker player Andre Akkari has teamed with PokerStars for an esports collaboration.

Akkari, who leads a team called Furia, will lead a streaming team for poker tournaments alongside Lali Tournier, a female professional poker player.

“Poker plays a natural part in Furia’s DNA,” Akkari told “It’s all about making optimal decisions in the moment for long-term results. The partnership is a natural step for expansion as we look to move beyond eSports.”

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