Cited as one of the “10 Most Influential Video Gamers of All Time” by MTV, popular South Korean professional video gamer Lim Yo-Hwan, better known by his StarCraft screen name “BoxeR” is looking to take the world of professional poker by storm. Like Team PokerStars Pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier before him, a former professional gamer himself, “BoxeR” is looking to take his superior strategy game success and apply it to tournament poker.
The StarCraft wizard, who makes upwards of $500k per year in prizes and sponsorships from the game, has taken a position as a sponsored pro for little-known free-to-play poker site “FulPotPoker” and plans to make his debut on the scene by entering in multiple events at both the Asian Poker Tour and the 2014 World Series of Poker in to prove his mettle.
Will “BoxeR” be a new breakout superstar or just another whizkid who took a shot and missed? For all the details on this international superstar’s arrival on the scene, check out full coverage on our big brother’s site, pokerfuse.