Team PKR Pro adds ‘welllbet’ Lövgren
Swedish professional poker player Sofia ‘welllbet’ Lövgren joins Team PKR Pro. The 20 year old from Gothenburg, Sweden, is the first female player to strengthen the ten-strong Team PKR Pro. She joined PKR in March 2008 and has been a frequent player at the cash game tables. Lövgren has become one of the most successful players among the increasing group of female poker stars at the PKR website. ‘welllbet’ strives to become as successful as the Swedish Isildur1, but for now is pleased to join Team PKR Pro.
Sofia ‘welllbet’ Lövgren
The €3.500 buy-in Irish Poker Open was Lövgren’s initial live event, which took place March 19th – 24th 2010. “I’m proud to be the first woman on Team PKR Pro and it enables me to join major live events and show my skills at the live scene. Travelling and poker are my two passions, so I will certainly enjoy this new adventure,” Sofia commented.
Internet poker goal
“Doubling my cash game bankroll in 2010 is my major internet poker goal. Besides the Irish Open I will compete in several other events, such as the UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) tournaments. It would be fun to be the first winner of a major live tournament who can’t shuffle their chips,” she added.
Erika Schwartz, the PKR marketing manager, noted: “We are delighted that Sofia has joined our team. She is one of the best cash players with a great future. We believe that she has a lot of potential to be very successful. Keep her name in mind because she will surprise the poker scene.”