With the World Poker Tournament having begun in 2016, the bounty for day one has led to two wins in the books.
With a total of 142 players moving to day 2, Sunday saw considerable activity at the tournament. Gaspard or Prince of California was found to be at the top position on the leader board. The structure of the tournament has been made in a way that the one million, which is guaranteed, can be cracked easily by competent players.
Players can re enter in unlimited ways. Every pop will lead to a win of $5000 till dinner break comes on. This means that only 200 entries would be sufficient in order to breach the guarantee. The best bet event is Jacksonville Bounty Scramble. With additionally 25 bounties added with $2500 per pop the action is guaranteed to be hectic. And it proved to be so for the first initial two days of the event.
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The first month of this year is coming to a halt, and in this week’s edition of Online Railbird Report, that deals with the high-stakes cash game action on PokerStars, they show the rise of Spain’s Andres “Educa-p0ker” Artinano, who has founded himself as the early favorite on the yearly leader-board.
Artinano is up US$ 718207 in 15148 hands more than sixty-seven sessions on the year and that is more than two times as much as his next nearest competitor. Last week, they reported that Artinano won US$ 366366, and he followed that up earlier this week by snatching US$351,841 in 1626 hands over 9 sessions. This comes out to a telling average win of US$ 216.38 each hand.
In the mean time, WRUUUUM came in the 2nd spot on the weekly leader-board after snatching US$ 141,986 in 2799 hands over thirty-four sessions, while Cobus83 was close behind in 3rd, up US$ 136763 in 2432 hands spread across fifteen sessions.
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Martin Jacobson is the latest talking point in the poker world. Well, why not, he just won $10, 000, 000 the highest purse in the world of poker events.
Here are some facts that you would like know about him and to keep it for posterity.
Martin is a Swedish national and was born in 30 June 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden. He presently resides in London, England. Rise to stardom has not been rosy all the way and the tremendous amount of hard work he put up had paid off handsomely. Wining the main event in 2014 is not the first time he has tasted big time victory in the Poker game tournaments. In 2013 he came across his first big cash at the Big One for One Drop High Rollers WSOP where he registered an earnings of $807,000.
It should be interesting to know that before coming to poker Jacobson was studying to become a chef. In 2008 he earned his first live cash when he was third placed in the EPT event held in Hungary. In the European circuit he made three final tables during season 7which also include runner-up spot in Deauville and Vilamoura. In 2009 he was the runner up in the World Poker Event conducted in Venice.
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While major portions of online poker fraternity were seen in action in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) by PokerStars for 2015, the biggest poker room in the world fans glued to the TV screens across the world, as two poker millionaires were in the making, battling in a couple of Millionaire Finals event held on Sunday, 10 May.
As a part of the promotion of the “PokerStars Makes Millionaires” campaign, PokerStars has already dished out $1million to “CccpVodka” of Russia and “bladsonpoker” of Poland, Millionaire Final has provided both “Citoject” of Bulgaria’s and Juanyi “JUANYI828″ Lin of Taiwan’s an opportunity be earn the life-changing cash prize spelled in seven digits.
The absorbing battle was viewed by 5,000 poker enthusiasts over Twitch.tv, the PokerStars client. A total of 12 players were present on the two tables and these players have been winners of qualification through the Challenge All-In Shootout events hosted in April. During the Millionaire Final contests the players once even had to fight it out for the joined pool prize of $2.3 million and 4 million Frequent Player Points where they did not have the prospect of making a deal.
Both these players had to play more than CccpVodka” and “bladsonpoker,” the end saw them taking home huge amount of money. Read more »
David Peter is basically from Toledo, United States. He is very consistent player of the poker.
He has started playing poker as professionally in 2006 till the date he has achieved a very nice target in his career and he is going at his top level of the career by gaining 38th rank in poker player of the year 2015 and gain $664,605 winnings in this year. He has won total $4,905,050 career winnings, 15 career titles, 258 career cashes he has won. This is the great achievement gain by him.
He has played in various series and achieved a good target in overall career. He has won $1,245,503 career winnings, 39 careers cash and 5 final tables he has went through in World Series of poker. And $501,854 career winnings, 8 career cashes and went through 2 final tables in world poker tour, in European poker tour he has won $191,306 career winnings and 4 cashes he has won. He has not yet won any bracelet in World Series of poker and also doesn’t win any championship in both world poker tour and European poker tour. Read more »