Steve Dannenmann Relives 2005 WSOP Main Event Final Table

If you are a veteran follower of the poker events, then you would always think about the World Series of Poker final table of 2005 whenever you think about Steve Dannenmann.


That event was won by an Australian chiropractor Joe Hachem, who got the better of a strong 5,619 players to win the $7.5 million prize money event. He became a star overnight, but there was one more player who made a huge mark for himself at the final table and that was Dannenmann.

The CPA from Maryland, Dannenmann was very happy to be part of the event and said that he had a very good time playing the final table of the 2005 WSOP main event. He said that nothing has changed in his life after the 2005 event. He is sad that there are not many $10,000 tournaments now like before and this is why he does not play poker that regularly nowadays. (more…)

Germany’s Martin Finger is well-positioned to garner more earnings in poker

The GPI traces player’s performance for their antecedent three years of play, in qualifying events with 21 or more participants.

The formula applied appraises result age, field obstacles and number of entrants to come up with live tournament ranks for different gurus. The GPI scores earned by players are attained by multiplying various factors, including Buy-in, Aging and Finishing. Germanic Martin Finger was ranked 50th by the GPI in the February 2015 release list. However, his eminence was not stoked by this as he boasts a WSOP bracelet under his belt and two EPT wins. He has made numerous appearances at high-profile poker tournaments where his results speak for themselves.

At the fore of his resume is his winning at the PokerStars EPT Prague Main Event where he took home €720,000. Similarly, he brought the final table down at the 2013 PokerStars EPT £50,000 Super High-Roller where he garnered a lump sum of £821,000.  He minted his first-ever bracelet on the same year in the World Series of Poker Event #21 $3,000 NLHE Six-Handed that saw him squeeze out $506,764. He has also finished in the money in the 2014 WOSP Event #60 $1,500 NLHE placing 169th for $3,460, Event #21 $1,500 NLHE emerging 138th for $3,098 and in the $1,500 Ante-Only NLHE Event #47 for a 66th position and a meager $2,718. (more…)

Hans J. “Tuna” Lund ventures in poker have always come into fruition

If you are contemplating joining poker, it is one of the most profitable gambling games that you can venture in but the chances of winning, highly unpredictable. Due to the improbabilities involved, experienced gurus and whiz kids are inclined to win as well as lose in any tournaments that they may venture. Perusal of Hans J. “Tuna” Lund resume demonstrates this, winning here and losing there but depending on your efforts and skills.

Lund is American-based, his trophy case encompasses twin World Series of Poker bracelets and has also performed fairly in other events where he has thrown his hat in. His career stretches to the late 1970s starting with a bracelet at the WOSP in 1977 in a $1,500 NLHE Main Event alongside $46,800. He reappeared in the WSOP again in 1988 where he placed second.

Lund has a penchant for World Series of Poker Circuits; he continued joining the events and played in 1990 in a heads-up battle where he finished second in his heat to Mansour Matloubi. He had finishes in the money from 1991 to 2007 while his second bracelet came in the 1996 WSOP $1,500 Ace-to-Five-Draw tournament that came with a grand prize of $71,400. (more…)