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.