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Lee Markholt is from Tacoma, Washington and he is a Victory Poker Pro. Lee used to be a keen bull rider but he gave up that at the age of 25. Soon after that Lee discovered few of the poker books of his father and he went through them. No wonder, that Lee fell in love with poker since that time and he started developing his skill in poker games by taking part in the local card rooms besides working at his father’s meat cutting business. Pretty soon, Lee realized his potential in the game and he could make more money out of it, and then he got totally involved into the poker arena.
Markholt ended up at the 3rd place in the event, $ 5K No Limit Hold’em Championship at the L.A. Poker Classic for the money $ 31k. Lee Markholt won $ 1K tournament in the year 2002 doe $ 66k, it was held in Las Vegas. For the first time Lee made it to the final table of World Poker Tour (WPT) was in the year 2004 and he finished at 7th place for the money $ 75.5K in Borgata Open.
Within a year, Lee came up with another amazing finishing, when he got the 3rd place in $ 5K World Poker Finals for the money $ 112K. In 2008, WPT or World Poker Tour, World Poker Challenge came and Lee won that for $ 494K. After one ear, Lee followed it up with another WPT final table, where he got the 6th place in $ 9700 World Poker finals for the money $ 166K. It has been told that Markholt’s total earnings from the live tournaments, is above $ 2.5 million. Truly Lee Markholt is a name, which cannot be easily avoided in the poker world. Hid dedication, passion took him to a new level and so he is quite famous in the poker arena.
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Bryn Kenny, the poker player from Long Beach, United states, is quite well-known since he achieved the 28th place in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in the year 2010, in Main Event for the money $ 255,000. He became an inspiring performance in WSOP before his run in Main event, bubbling final table of the opening $ 25,000 No Limit Hold’em Six-Handed event for the money $141,000. Kenny finally made it being the 8th one in the tournament. Kenny also got bracelet and he became one of the sponsored professionals of DoylesRoom.
Kenny was a dominating name in WSOP Six-Handed events. Kenny achieved 8th place in $ 1,500 buy-in version for the money $ 42,000, in 2009. In January of 2010, in Bahamas, Kenny was engaged in an alteration with Jeff “ActionJeff” Garza, the online poker professional. It was the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.
In that same event; PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Bryn ended up at 54th place and cashed for $ 45,000. Three years back to this tournament he took the 31st place in the North American Poker Championship of World Poker Tour (WPT) at the Casino, Fallsview for $ 37,000.
Bryn’s latest achievement is when he achieved the 5th place in € 10,000 No Limit Hold’em – High Roller Single Rebuy winning the prize, $ 87,427 on 7th February, 2013. Kenny won the 1st place in the Europe Poker Tournament (EPT), which was held in Barcelona, in € 5,000 No Limit Hold’em – 6 Max Turbo on the 25th August of last year. Kenny even took the 1st place in 2011in € 2,000 No Limit Hold’em – Bounty, winning $ 71,298. Since Kenny’s career flourished in 2007, he achieved the 2nd place four times, in 2007, 2011, and twice in 2012. The total earnings in Kenny’s poker career, is $ 2,806489.
Gregory Raymer is a professional poker player from Minot, North Dakota. Greg is quite well-known for his achievement in World Series of Poker (WSOP), 2004, Main Event. In the World Series of 2004, Raymer did defeat David Williams by winning the 1st prize $ 5,000,000 in the $ 10,000 no limit Texas hold’em of the Main Event of WSOP.
In the next year Raymer ended up in the 25th place out of the 5,619 players in the WSOP Main Event, 2005 and won $ 304,680. In the same year, Raymer entered the opening of the British Poker Open and it was the biggest live poker even in the history of UK. Raymer entered the final table and he came as the 3rd in the live final and he won £20,000. Raymer won the 1st World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) bracelet of his life on the 17th September of 2007 and he achieved Event #6 of WCOOP, 2007, a $320 Pot Limit Omaha. Raymer got $ 168,362 by winning this event. Within two years, Raymer again got the 3rd place amongst 201 poker players in the event of World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2009, $ 40K No Limit Hold’em and he won $ 774,927. Raymer did achieve four Heartland Poker Tour events, in the year 2012. In the same year, he won the award, Heartland Poker Tour Player of the Year and earned $ 371,967 in winnings. As of 2012, Greg’s live tournaments winnings go beyond $ 7,200,000.
Raymer’s nickname is Fossilman and since 2011, he operated a poker training school, named Fossilman Poker Training.
Greg Raymer was one of the members of the Team PokerStars Pro; they endorsed PokerStars.com, which is biggest poker site online across the world. But Raymer is not a member of the Team PokerStars Pro from the early of 2011.