Thursday July 23,2015 : POKER VETERAN LEAVES BWIN.PARTY.
Speculation on where Jeffrey Haas is heading.
Bwin.Party will lose one of its most experienced online poker specialists at the end of July when senior executive and group director for poker Jeffrey Haas departs for pastures at present unknown.
Haas terminates his second term with the Bwin group; between 2005 and 2006 he was director of product management at the since sold-off Ongame Poker Network, at that time a subsidiary of Bwin.
In 2006 he left to join the Rational Group – parent of Pokerstars – where he was appointed director of business development for the Asia Pacific region, subsequently becoming president of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT).
Other management responsibilities he carried successfully whilst with Rational included m.d. of PokerStars Live; director of new platforms – mobile and social gaming; director of strategy and business development – new platforms and ultimately group director poker, with responsibility for WPT.
In September 2013 he rejoined Bwin.Party as director of poker, a post he occupies until his departure end July.