Andrew Neeme joins WPT to bring more focus to live streaming
May 25, 2022
- WPT has a greater focus on live streaming events
- Andrew Neeme becomes the newest WPT Ambassador
- His debut event as a WPT Ambassador is scheduled for later this year
Andrew Neeme was appointed as the newest ambassador to the World Poker Tour (WPT). As part of his new role, the poker vlogger will attend WPT events around the world and also be involved in the tour’s promotional efforts with online partners.
In addition, Neeme will also be tasked with creating exclusive content for the WPT as the WPT places a greater emphasis on live streaming content.
Neeme joins fellow vlogger Brad Owen
Neeme began his vlogging journey in 2016 and has since amassed 176,000 subscribers on YouTube, making him one of the most popular figures in the poker content creation industry. Being a part of the WPT will give him a much bigger platform to showcase his talent and skills which will open many opportunities for his career.
Another reason the Michigan native is excited to be taking part in one of the most prestigious poker tours in the world is that his longtime friend and fellow vlogger brad owen was also signed by the brand at the end of April.
Aside from pioneering poker content creation, Neeme and Owen are known for hosting the largest live poker meetup series in the US. The pair often travel to different parts of the country for their meet-up games (MUGs).
The duo also recently started a poker club project Doug Polkand became the majority owner of Texas’ largest poker room, The Lodge.
Now the camaraderie and collaboration between Neeme and Owen is further strengthened through WPT.
Neeme will compete in the debut event of the WPT later this year
In response to his ambassador deal, Neeme said it feels special and surreal that he’s now a part of the tour, which helped him and countless others get into the game. He is excited to work with the brand and bring more poker content and MUGs around the world.
WPT CEO Adam Plska is also pleased to welcome Neeme to the team. Referring to Neeme as “trailblazerin the industry, Pliska said partnering with him was a natural fit for the brand. The Tour’s CEO recognized Neeme’s incredible influence in the world of poker, which he says can be felt everywhere the game is played.
According to the WPT, Neeme’s debut event as a brand ambassador will take place later this year. His participation in various WPT events will give him countless opportunities to connect more with his fans and followers around the world.