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.
Poker Pro Theo Jorgensen shot three times during a robbery at Sunday night, now he is admit in a hospital and recovering after an injury. According to his statement, three robbers entered to his home forcefully and asked him to release his all Euros. Robbers shot him three times in his leg. This was an attempt to squeeze more Euros from Poker Pro Theo Jorgensen or it can be taken as pure punishment by robbers. His wife is the witness of whole event and she called the police immediately after the robbery. All three men were dressed up in dark clothes with average physique. There was a submachine gun also with the robbers.
Poker Pro Theo Jorgensen is finally recovering in Hospital
It was really thankful that his injuries are not life threatening. Currently he is in Denmark and recovering in Hospital. He has also posted a message at Facebook that he is safe and finally recovering at Denmark hospital. He is a cautious man and knows how to protect his family outsiders. Perhaps, robbers get a wrong idea that lots of cash is stored at my home. Security alarms are already installed in my house. Now Theo Jorgensen is planning for taking more security actions for protecting his family against outsiders.
This was not the first time that robbers have attacked any poker like this. Players have faced the same situation in the past also. It is necessary for everyone to keep their home secure against robbers. Security has become worldwide concern in the modern world. All players are also advised to keep small cash amount at their home. Install security camera for recording attacks and other events at your home. You can also appoint security guard to protect yourself. But it is good to know that Theo Jorgensen is out of danger now.
Steve Dannenmann is one of the biggest rising poker players throughout the years. He is also known as the Taxman, he started playing poker in 2003 with Texas Hold’em after this he also competed in WSOP. Before graduating he started from playing online casino games and then small tournaments in casinos. When he started he wanted to try his skills at the WSOP. There he wanted three things: make it to the second day, get on television and make some money, he accomplishes all three things and manage advance to the final table during 2005 at in WSOP Main Event, where he placed 2nd and won $4.25 million.
Steve Dannenmann is a CPA from Severn, born on 15th august 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland. Because of his profession, thinking up, and sticking to, a plan during the series of game came easy to him. During all Main events he wore the same shirt and visor. He spends time with poker in free time period. He also played Champions Tournaments, where he finished it to the ending table and positioned fifth and won $100,000. He always makes tactics to play eight tournaments in a year and optimistically created money next to the way.
Steve Dannenmann is the fourth best player in his home game prior to his entry in the main event. After placed 2nd in the main event he split $4,250,000 prize with him. He feels that Dan Harrington’s book on the end-game of No Limit Hold’em tournaments helped his in is success. He somehow believe on superstitious and he said no to ride in a cab that number came in 8. He works as a CPA in his own firm and he said he will not quit his job because he loves his job. His total live tournaments winnings exceed $4,500,000.
He played for the first time in World Series of poker in 2005. He started his career as a poker player only one and a half year back. During his college days, he was playing card regularly with his friends and family members. At that time, it was only a source of fun for Steve Dannenmann. Then he started visiting local casinos to learn the basics of poker game. Initially he was participating in small events only.
This time he decided to try his experience in WSOP main event. There were three reasons for him to join the poker table – fame, money, and fun. You can reduce stress with poker game after a heavy work load. According to his statement, it is important to set goals in your life to become successful. Every action should be planned and thoughtful. These are some primary keys to become a great player in any field.
Steve Dannenmann is a certified public accountant who always plans for common public. He said it was in his blood to come up with a thoughtful plan at poker table. Poker is perfect combination of skills and luck. He was really lucky to manage even a bad game without any good hand. Some events are purely luck based where you won big cash prize and other incentives.
Steve Dannenmann was working hard to improve his poker skills. He was reading poker book and interviews continuously. Now he was slightly better as compared to past events. Besides that, he cannot be considered as a professional poker player. In fact, he never aimed to become a professional poker player. He is running his own personal business successfully at Maryland. He has launched his business at the age of 23 only. He is highly qualified person with lots of analytical skills. On an average, he plays eight tournaments every year.