Boeeree and Kurganov Quit Team PokerStars

Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov have decided to leave Team PokerStars, expressing gratitude for their time with the brand.

Boeree and Kurganov Call It Quits from Team PokerStars

Two big names from Team PokerStars have decided to strike out on their own. Both Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov have left the team in order to focus on other opportunities.

Liv Boeree has been a member of Team PokerStars since 2010, while Igor Kurganov joined in 2017. The pair, who are also in a relationship, have achieved some incredible things in the poker world. Boeree has accumulated over $3.8 million in tournament winnings over the years, while Kurganov is known as one of the best high stakes players in the industry.

Both players have stated that they had a great time working with PokerStars. The split has been amicable, and they are both grateful for the opportunities that the brand has provided them with.

Liv and I are splitting up&# lodivip 8230;
It’s been some fun couple of years and I’m thankful for the experience, the great support to https://t.co/euvfWZIdSN and the people I’ve worked with.
Sorry, splitting up with Pokerstars, not Liv, but all the above is true for both!

— Igor Kurganov (@kurganovigor) November 13, 2019

When it comes to future plans, Boeree is focused on her science work and giving talks on the topics that are important to her. Her TED talks have been hugely successful, and it’s likely that she’ll be continuing to do more of those.

Kurganov, on the other hand, has yet to talk about thefuture. However, he’s likely to continue playing high-stakes poker. He was ahigh roller before joining Team PokerStars and surely has the bankroll continueplaying juicy tournaments going forward.

Latest In A Number of Departures

Boeree and Kurganov are just two of several pros who have left Team PokerStars recently. At one point, the team was full of household poker names, like Jason Mercier, Vanessa Selbst, Joe Cada and Daniel Negreanu. However, each of them has made their exit over the course of the past few years. Currently, the only very recognizable name left at Team PokerStars is Chris Moneymaker.

All of the pros who have left the team have had nothing butnice things to say about the brand and their relationship with them. However, itis interesting that there has been a Team PokerStars exodus recently.

It’s likely true that there are never any hard feelings. Theplayers simply want to pursue other poker interests and don’t want to be tieddown to working with one brand. Being an ambassador for a brand does meanturning down other opportunities, so we’re sure to see these players engagingin a wider range of events and activities in the poker world. 

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