Dusty Schmidt joins PokerStars

PokerStars Team Online Adds Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt To Their Roster

PokerStars.com is without a doubt one of the most popular and largest online poker rooms in the world. Licensed by Isle Of Man, this site is considered one of the most premium in the industry and only endorses the best players in the world.

Recently PokerStars.com announced the addition of Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt to the PokerStars Team Online. Previously Schmidt was known as a DragTheBar.com (an online poker training website) coach as well as a three year instructor at StoxPoker.com. Schmidt not only has grand experience in training upcoming poker stars but also has played professionally for five years.

Dusty Schmidt is 28 years old and is now part of the most elite 26 poker player roster in the online poker world. Other PokerStars players include Thomas "Boku87" Boekhoff, Grayson "Spacegravy" Physioc, Randy "nanonoko" Lew and Steve "stevesbets" Jacobs. PokerStars is extremely selective with who they choose to add to their team, as they are looking for well rounded poker players who are able to win, coach and provide an exciting face for poker all over the world.

"I am proud to announce that I have been given the great privilege of becoming a PokerStars Team Online pro," stated Dusty Schmidt. "I consider myself very lucky to be the newest member of PokerStars Team Online and am really excited to play exclusively on PokerStars.com, which I have long felt is the best poker room in the world."

Throughout his career, Schmidt has been fortunate enough to earn over three million dollars. In addition, he has been involved in more than eight million hands over a span of 10,000 hours. He is also known for holding the title of the world's highest win rate in games ($5/$10) and in no-limit poker ($10/$20) in the years of 2007 and 2008. Starting in November 2007, he won over $600,000 in high-stakes cash poker over a four month period.

"I will have to admit it does feel pretty sweet to be bestowed the honor of representing PokerStars.com," admitted Schmidt. "I have long wanted to progress my poker career to the point that this may someday happen and I can honestly say that I got their through a ton of hard work. That makes me feel really good because I have always believed that hard work is paramount and perseverance counts for a whole heck of a lot."