Posts tagged: Poker
Poker works in mysterious ways for strange players like Glenn Cozen. Despite all the risks whose ascription would meet poker practically, his entry into the complex game and outstanding performance left commentators bewildered.
He is an American guru poker player who resides in California. He received the limelight when he placed second in the $10,000 buy-in tournament in 1993. Though he was emerging from the shackles of oblivion, he sailed through to the final table in the main event. Another obstacle he faced in his bid to get prominent in that event was diminishing stacks but went ahead to outlast renowned players like Mansour Matloubi and John Bonetti with humongous chip stacks. This outstanding struggle propelled him to the apex of the poker casinos at the international level.
As aforesaid, Cozen played excellently in the 1993 WSOP final tabling though with declining stacks to face it heads-up with Jim Bechtel who ousted him to place second for a whacking $420,000. Later, he cashed in the World Series of Poker Main Event where he placed second in 1993, 114th in 1995 and recently 200th in 2008. Read more »
In the day 1 of PokerStars.net Asia Pacific Poker Tour Season and Asia Championship Main event of point 286 grand total players came for the action.
After several levels, the players came down to 175. By the end Rory Yound the Poker Asia-Pacific World seies winner won the biggest stacj of day 1 by night with 1, 50,100 chips. The others stack was close to Young which includes PokerStars 2013 Asia Player Jian Yang with 1,47,600, Dong Guo with 1,20,400 and 101,600 by Anson Yan Shing Tsang.
With the start of 2014 Asia Pacific Poker Tournament, the day 2 of Macau main event ended by 87 out of 212 poker players. The day was of long levels 7 and ½ hour and the Box Xie became the chip leader in the field with chips of 1,66,000. Read more »
Poker bestows over-arching rewards for those who venture with necessary skills, strategies and goals. Though final tabling at the international is quite a challenge, there are hordes of players who have defied odds to win high-profile tournaments to climb up the ladder of global prominence.
One player who cannot be omitted in the list of top achievers is John Shipley who hails from England. He boasts a magnificent poker CV with different accolades under his bracelets. Read more »