NEWSBRIEF
BY MARKANDERSON
Amanda Joins The North American Poker Tour!
February 24, 2022

It's official, PokerRoad's own Amanda Leatherman, the charismatic host of The Poker Mind and our Daily News Briefs, will now also be a part of PokerStars.net's brand new, North American Poker Tour. 

Leatherman, a regular fixture on the live tournament circuit, will be joining the NAPT as the host of its live web broadcasts, where her duties will include providing table coverage, play updates and player interviews- a specialty of hers already noticed by some of the game's top players.

"I am exited to have Amanda join the NAPT and PokerStars.net family," said Team PokerStars.net Pro Daniel Negreanu.  "She is at every major poker event and has made a great name for herself as one of poker's best media contributors and presenters."

Along with being one of PokerRoad's most beloved family members- a role she will continue despite her many new responsibilities with PokerStars- Amanda in the past has also worked for PokerNews.com, Pokerwire.com, Fox Sports Net and the World Poker Tour, a poker and sports resume that is certain to serve her well as she takes on this latest, greatest opportunity, with the burgeoning NAPT.

"PokerStars.net and the North American Poker Tour are in a great position to pursue exciting growth opportunities in the rapidly expanding poker TV market," said Leatherman.  "The NAPT has positioned itself to be the most popular poker tour around, with a reputable television viewership and web broadcast reach.  It's a privilege to join the team and I look forward to seeing the NAPT grow firsthand."

The second stop of the first season of the PokerStars North American Poker Tour, is currently underway at the Venetian Casino Resort in Las Vegas, where the main event is about to be decided after attracting a huge total field of nearly 900 players.  For more information on the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour visit www.napt.com or check out the PokerStars blog.


Story by Mark Anderson

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