Jose Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Barbero joins Americas Cardroom as ACR Team Pro

April 3, 2023
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He brings 15 years of pro poker experience to the team.

Americas Cardroom (ACR) has recruited Argentinian poker pro Jose Ignacio "Nacho" Barbero as its newest Team Pro member. He will don the screen name “Travisrice” when he plays for ACR.

Barbero began his rise to poker stardom 15 years ago. He won two Latin American Poker Tour championships during four months in 2010. He continued his winning streak by raking in more than $8.4m in live tournament winnings throughout his pro poker career.

Last summer, Barbero won his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. He plans to step up to the WSOP tables again during the summer.

ACR Head of Partnerships Melanie Moser took a moment to welcome Barbero to the team.

She commented: "I am delighted to add Jose 'Nacho' Barbero to our diverse team of ambassadors. He is not only a poker legend in the LatAm market but has made waves in the international poker circuit for years, while his recent successes make it obvious that he is not done with winning big.

“He is a fantastic player and representative of the game. I cannot wait to see what he does next, on and off the felt!"

Barbero said he is eager to team up with a group that feels the same way he does about all things poker.

He said: "I'm thrilled to join the ACR Team. I'm excited to be representing a site that loves poker as much as I do and puts the players first.

“I look forward to the opportunity of introducing ACR into new markets and helping grow it even more into a worldwide brand.”

Americas Cardroom recently brought back its High Five Tournament Series. The event consists of 20 days of poker, running from April 1 to April 20, 2023.

Players in this year’s series will have a chance to earn winnings from a guaranteed prize pool of $10m. The series will feature ten events per day.


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