Titan poker a leading ipoker network has announced that it has severed ties with its European star players: Marvin Rettenmaier and Sam Trickett. The news of the break up was not announced by Titan poker but via the players twitter accounts. Trickett was the first of the duo to break the news on the 3rd of May. On his account, @Sam Trickett1, he twitted:
“Titan and I have decided to part-ways. I have enjoyed representing them, and it was an absolute joy working in them. Thanks again Titan”
On Sunday, Rettenmaier tweeted the same on his account @MadMarvi
“@titan poker has decided to part ways with its Pro team. I’m very thankful for the opportunities and I had a great time representing them”
The duo signed a pact with Titan poker in March 2010 and renewed their contract last year June that was to run until the end of 2011. There is no indication that there was a fall out of the two and Titan poker so it seems that this was a business strategy for the company that deemed it that the two no longer were needed.
The two have been a formidable duo for Titan poker. Trickett, a native of India had an incredible year representing Titan poker. In the first month of the year alone he won $100,000 in a No-limit holdem event that was held at the Aussie Millions, he followed this win with a second runners-finish a few days later at the Supper Roller No-limit winning a cash prize of $250,000. In September, he won the Partouche poker main event held at the City of Cannes in France winning an incredible $1,364,666. In the month of October, Trickett made it to final table at the High roller event at the European Poker in London.
On the other hand, Marvin Rettenmaeier, a German national was very fluid in the year 2011. In the course of the year 2011, he played in 25 live tournament cashes winning a total of $600,000. Just some few weeks ago, he emerged the winner in a €2,000 No-Limit Hold’em at the EPT grand final in the process banking €118,300 for people on the west side of the pond. Rettenmaeir biggest win was $332,470 in a tournament held in France Poker series.
The ipoker network ranks as the second largest poker network room on the internet with respect to the cash game traffic according to research dome by Pokerscout.com.