September 30, 2022 3 min read


Poker Pro Kenna James Signs New Deal with Ape in Poker

Fast-growing iGaming operator, Ape In Poker (AIP), announced a new groundbreaking collaboration with Kenna James, the world-famous professional poker player from California. 

Kenna James Inks Partnership with Ape In Poker

The new collaboration was announced Thursday and will see the poker pro help AIP grow further into the online poker industry. Under the terms of the new deal, James will leverage his extensive expertise and help the iGaming operator with player development. Using his experience will help him drive player acquisition, education and retention, making him an invaluable asset to AIP’s growing team of experts.

Celebrating the recent collaboration, AIP introduced a new poker tournament. The iGaming operator will host the tournament via its website offering a significant prize pool. With that in mind, the final table of the tournament will feature private coaching with James. AIP’s new tournament is planned to start next week on October 7.

The Company Continues to Grow

AIP was the first company to introduce an innovative cash-out protocol. The solution offers a quick and efficient service that enables online players to easily receive their funds. Additionally, the operator explained that its cashier system “will be able to accommodate multiple blockchain cryptocurrencies, first starting out with Solana, with Ethereum and Bitcoin following shortly after.”

As an iGaming services provider, AIP isn’t new to the market. In fact, the company has been offering its online casino and sportsbook services for the last five years. What’s more, the company’s dedicated team of professionals helped bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and traditional online casino play. This strategic move paved the way for AIP’s transition to Web3 which is expected to offer even more engaging and immersive experiences for online players.

James Is among the Leading Experts in Poker

Sharing his James said that the new deal marks a new chapter in his career. He explained that the positive momentum gained by the project combined with the solid innovative technology made the offer so attractive that missing it wasn’t an option. Last but not least, James deemed the new collaboration “a game changer.”

Not only is Ape In Poker the next phase of online gambling, but it’s really the next stage of my career.

Kenna James, partner of Ape In Poker

Currently residing in Las Vegas, James is a seasoned poker veteran. During his professional career, he won more than 20 poker titles which brought him a staggering $4 million. Considering his solid background and experience James is among the leading experts in poker. According to the Hendon Mob, his current all-time money best rank is 47th, while the largest cash price he collected was $700,000.


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