Day 1b of the Day 1b of the 2013 Pokerstars.Net Asia Pacific Poker Tour Seoul Main Event drew a total of 100 entrants. The event was held on Friday last week and showcased a very high level of play in all the tables. This high level of play has been similarly witnessed in most of the games held last week in both the tournaments that started this week and also those that came to an end. Among those who made it to the day were some of the major names in the poker world.
The games had eight levels of play and from all the entrants of the day, only 35 players made it to the next day, Saturday, which was the second day of the Texas Holdem Poker event. Mike Kim was one of the players who made it to the day 2 ending his day as the leading stack holder amounting to 179, 300. Another poker pro who made it was Chane Kampanasangokakon who finished the day with a stack amounting to 134, 500 joining the rest of the players who finished the day with over the 6 figure mark on day 1b of the event.
However, day 2 of the event was not so kind to many. The day 2 witnessed eliminations of most players including some of the majors in the games. The games ended with a spectacular display at the final table where most players managed to earn a cool amount of cash as the finalists. The biggest win of the day went to Ben “bittech86” at the $400/$800 put limit Omaha table against Tolerrence. Both players have had a great year in their games and on this particular game they managed to attract a worldwide audience.
Eli Elezra, a professional poker player, played his first live tournament after qualifying for the final table of the 2001 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $2K event. In this event, he came fourth and earned $41K. After three years, he achieved a great success by winning the 2004 Mirage Poker Showdown tournament and got $1 million as a winning prize for that tournament. The year 2007 brought a huge success and glory to Eli Elezra as in this year he got his WSOP bracelet for the first time by winning the first place in Better for $198K or $3K World Championship Seven Card Stud Hi Low split 8.
In the year of 2008, he continued his good form by entering into another final table of World Series of Poker and he finished fifth in the $10K Mixed Event earning $108. Eli Elezra learned to play cards from his friends while living in Jerusalem, Israel. It has been told by all that he earned over $2 million from his live tournaments. Eli Elezra played some of the biggest cash games around the world, and he was also the winner of World Poker Tour (WPT) event.
Eli Elezra was also invited to all of the shows on NBC and on GSN like “High Stakes Poker”. He said to an interview that he will try his best to win another WSOP bracelet. He had never played a game in Israel, but now he is getting calls to play in Israel as the game is getting very popular over there. In the interview, he also gave advices to the newcomers who want to join this game. He told that patience is the key of this game and also added to play the games online which have low limit cash. Now playing this game is not the only source of income of Eli Elezra, he also has 20 businesses in Las Vegas area.
Scotty Nguyen entered to the poker world as the table cleaner in Harrah’s Casino. Then later on, in 1997 Scotty Nguyen won $ 2,000 Omaha (8 or better) in the World Series of Poker event, netting a profit of above $ 150,000. He won $ 1,000,000 by taking first place in his own World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, in the year 1998. Since the Main Event achievement in the year 1998 Scotty Nguyen kept on creating one after one impressive and exclusive record.
Scotty is one of the 3 players, who won a World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event title and also a World Poker Tour (WPT) title.
Like Freddy Deeb and Chip Reese, Scotty Nguyen too won the high-status $ 50,000 H.O.R.S.E championship at the World Series of Poker (WSOP).
The five WSOP achievements of Scotty helped him to reach the 11th place for most of the all time. Scotty is the only poker player, who won the WSOP main event and also the 50K H.O.R.S.E championship tournament and again he is the only one to win WSOP Main Event, 50K H.O.R.S.E championship along with a World Poker Tour (WPT) event.
Scotty Nguyen appeared on the Ultimate Blackjack Tour while playing the Elimination Blackjack. He did also made appearance on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in April of the year 2004. Scotty was the team captain of the team, called Expekt Poker pro for EPT Deauville in January of 2012. From 2010, the sum of Scotty Nguyen’s live tournament winnings goes beyond $ 11,250,000.
Scotty Nguyen is well known as the Prince of Poker and he truly justifies to his name. He has achieved a lot prestigious events over years and maintained his poker player image quite well throughout his career in the poker world