12/23/09 – Online poker and land tournament provider PokerStars has announced the composition of its first Team PokerStars Online – an offshoot of Team PokerStars Pro – after two months of searching for online playing talent.  
 
After sifting through 2 000 applications, PokerStars settled on the 23 inaugural members of Team PokerStars Online in a group drawn from the full range of PokerStars' games and stakes that hails from all over the world, with 18 countries represented.  Pokerstars
 
The diversity of this new team means PokerStars‘ members are likely to find a Team PokerStars Pro presence whatever game they play, and whenever they choose to login.
 
The full list of PokerStars Team Online players (with Internet ‘handles') is:
 
1. Andres Alisievicz, lobojiji
2. Jorge Arias, JorgeArias
3. Boumaaza Bachir, Chiren80
4. Anders Berg, Donald
5. Alvaro Blanco, VARICO
6. Thomas Boekhoff, Boku87
7. Diego Brunelli, vgreen22
8. André Coimbra, acoimbra
9. Mathew Didlick, chipstar1
10. Ta-Chih Geeng, socutiesf
11. Andrew Goetsch, Kid Nebraska
12. Martha Gonzalez, marene
13. Keiran Harris, K_Man2307
14. Steve Jacobs, stevesbets
15. Randy Lew, nanonoko
16. Karlo Lopez, elmagopr
17. Alexey Makarov, LuckyGump
18. Kristian Martin, CharismA3
19. Grzegorz Mikielewicz, DaWarsaw
20. Nichoel Peppe, NicP
21. Grayson Physioc, spacegravy
22. Sebastien Sabic, Seb86
23. Amanda Thomas, ROXY24 
 
A PokerStars spokesman revealed that there are plans to add further players to Team Online throughout 2010, along with improvements to the PokerStars lobby that will make it easier to find and follow all the big names as they play online.
 
The full Team PokerStars Pro contains some of the biggest names in poker, including six WSOP Main Event Champions, Tom McEvoy (1983), Chris Moneymaker (2003), Greg Raymer (2004), Joe Hachem (2005), Peter Eastgate(2008) and Joe Cada (2009).