As this week comes to an end, most of players have a reason to smile. Be it due to the big cash won or a trophy or any other award won, most of the players got a chance to be in some of the record breaking events. With most of the events going on in most cities of the world starting from Venice to L.A in US, the poker fans attention was being attracted by another major even. The week saw three more players win the golden jerseys, the big win was witnessed on last Monday at full tilt online poker series in three different events. All the three events at the tournament had a guaranteed prize pool above the 6 figure digit and more that $800, 000 was went out to various players as the day went by.
The tournament was however dominated by the big named in the online games as the day saw the pro “Eisenhower1” of Sweden end his day as the biggest winner of the day. He won the 22 event for a prize of $91, 559. He later agreed fro a head up battle with “odaskouo” from Cyprus then went on to make major win of FTOPS title.
“Athanasios 9” managed to end his day in a 3rd position in the $51, 175 event and two times FTOPS Texas Holdem Poker champion “xqsays” finishing his day at fourth position taking $49, 050 as his prize. Others winning the tournament on Monday included Rady “rh300487” Herman and “Cz101”. Herman was one of the most highly ranked tournament players from Brazil took $125, 750 winners top prize. This was after eliminating a lot of players as he made his way to the final play of the day.
The year 2006 was very important year for Eric “Rizen” Lynch as in this year he won the Poker Stars Million Dollar Guaranteed Tournament earning more than $200,000 payday. This made a huge difference in his professional life. From an IT professional, he became a professional poker player. Since then, he has never looked back. He first started playing online games in 2004. At that time mainly the just cash games were available. He got his first earning of $11on Poker Star in 2005.In the year of 2006; he got a good substantial success in the live tournament by finishing 24th in the WSOP or World Series of Poker Main Event. In the 2007 $1500 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Pot Limit Hold’em, he got the 7th place. In 2007, He also finished 2nd in Omaha Pot Limit event and only in the three WSOPs entered into, he got nine overall cashes.
Eric Lynch began his career in Hold’em like most players in this game, but over the recent months he is heading into Omaha along with his online mentor Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan. Lynch spends most of his time as his alter ego Rizen in high stack online games. Rizen’s rapid assault of the poker book scene may be more impressive that his rapid assault of the live tournament poker scene. He is not only a poker player but also an author. He wrote for Bluff Magazine, PocketFives and CardPlayer Magazine.
The real money of Eric Lynch not only lies in the playing of the card, but also lies in the presentation of the game. Eric Lynch created a history along with his other online pros Van Fleet, Jon “Pearljammer” and Jon “Apestyles” by releasing a book on the poker strategy. The book got huge response and appreciation from the poker lovers.
Only seven players left at Aussie Millions $250k challenge, out of them Reinkemeier is leading the event. Other players are giving him tough competition but he is very much positive towards his victory. The first day of Aussie Millions event was not so much interesting. 157 players come forward to jump into action during 1a of Aussie Millions main event. But day by day, tournament is becoming more interesting and exciting.
At the end of second day, only seven players were left and Reinkemeier was leading from all of them. Now they will move forward for the next round where they will compete for another big challenge. There is big cash prize decided in advance for the players. The cash prize ranges from $2 million for the winner and $1 million for the third. This is great news for Reinkemeier that he has broken the bar of $1 million. Now his total earning has become more than $4 million during live poker tournaments. His name has also included in the list of popular players who have proved himself in the past.
It was really incredible experience for Reinkemeier to make the final table against popular faces. Initially he was nervous but his victory has made him more confident as compared to past. You can also check the chip counts for final seven players online. There is only slight difference that has changed their position from one to seven. Few players have taken advantage of this event but some players went back popular poker empty handed.
Aussie Million tournament is a great honor for popular poker faces. Now they can join each other at a single place. There are more than 27 events and 5000 players. All big players will compete against each other to win the final event.