Natural8 Signs Asian Poker Celebrities as “Team Hot” Members

Philippines-licensed online poker room Natural8 announced that professional poker players Kitty Kuo, Dong Kim, and Xuan Liu have become members of its “Team Hot” pro team. All three will work together with the operator to promote its brand in the Asia-Pacific region and around the globe. As members of the elite team of professionals, the players will appear at live tournaments, sporting the Natural8 patch, and will stream on Twitch while playing on the website.

Kitty Kuo is among Asia’s most popular female poker pros. Over the course of her career, she has earned more than $1.2 million in live tournament winnings and has cashed in some of the world’s major poker events, including APPT, EPT, and WSOP ones.

Xuan Liu is another prominent female poker player of Asian origin, although she was born in Canada. She has made a name for herself as a skillful and profitable pro with life tournament earnings of over $1.6 million and final table appearances in EPT and PCA Main Events. Xuan Liu is also quite active on the online poker scene.

Born in the US, Dong Kim is a well-known online high stakes player with multiple accomplishments. He has proved himself as particularly proficient in online Heads-up games. Last year, Dong Kim won the SCOOP $20,000 Heads-Up tournament, generally recognized as one of the most strenuous online tournaments.

The online poker brand, which enjoys growing popularity in the Asia-Pacific region, also revealed today that it has signed Chinese poker pro and commentator Xiao Chung as a “Friend of Natural8.” Born in China, the player is well-recognized in his home country and will certainly support in promoting Natural8’s offering to local professional and recreational players. As part of his work with the online poker operator, Xiao Chung will take part in live tournaments wearing the Natural8 team patch and will share strategy tips and general poker thoughts on China’s most popular broadcasting platforms.

Xiao Chung will first appear as “Friend of Natural8” during the WPT National China festival set to start next week at MGM Grand Sanya. The player will take part in the invitational Main Event, along with 887 other entrants. The tournament is slated to run from October 28 through November 3.

Licensed in the Philippines, Natural8 provides different online gaming options, including cash games and tournaments, satellites to major live events, and various other non-poker games. Its offering is available across multiple channels, thus making it easier for players to access the website no matter where they are.

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