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Born day of Phil Gordon is 6th July, 1970. He got his graduation degree in the computer science from Georgia Tech, and he joined a startup company as an employee. Phil traveled over the many of the different countries around the world near about 50 countries and about 6 different continents.
Phil achieved his first major winning success in the year 2001, by standing finished at 4th place at the WSOP Main Event. In the very same year, Phil achieved two more success by finishing 3rd at an Omaha Hi-Lo event and standing 6th at a Pot Limit Holdem event. Later on, he won in the WPT inaugural tournament the professional division held at Aruba; but could not win amateur division from champion held at Juha Hellpi. Phil works as an expert analysis, for one of the live internet show Binion’s Horseshoe and even represents daily action reports on radio. In the event World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Starts, to win the event he eliminated his two of the opponents in same hand. Many of the professionals placed bounties on their head in this same event, whereas Phil successfully earned a bounty after eliminating Chris Moneymaker in the WSOP Main Event Champion on the final handed round.
Phil use to handle a show of Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown as a commenter; he use to do his job in an expert manner. But in the year 2006, Phil Hellmuth took away this job from him. Phil wrote two books on poker, Poker: The Real Deal and Phil Gordon’s Little; and Green Book: Lessons and Teachings in No Limit Hold’Em. He had even released one of his DVD titled, Final Table Poker. Phil uses a screen name of “Phil Gordon” on the Full Tilt Poker, and he often found seen playing online poker games. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Texas Hold’em has become one of the most popular poker games in the world, based upon the number of casinos and game web sites that offer it.
The game’s position as the centerpiece of the World Series of Poker and the rise in the number of TV shows that cover poker events have contributed to this increase. But TV shows and internet availability alone do not explain the game’s popularity. Read more »
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.