Alan Goehring – from Wall Street to the poker table
Nov24

Alan Goehring – from Wall Street to the poker table

by Bogdan Fechită If Alan Goehring would have not got bored at work, we would not write today about his poker carrier. The American born in Henderson, Nevada, entered this industry pretty late and he did not do so wishing to become a pro, but just to relax. Born on February 21st, 1962, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Goehring has always had a passion for numbers, so he went for a carrier in the world of business. His dream came true and...

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David Paredes Wins 2015 World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open Main Event
Oct10

David Paredes Wins 2015 World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open Main Event

According to poker website cardplayer.com, David Paredes has emerged victorious in the 2015 World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event, topping an absolutely massive field of 1,027 players to win his first WPT title and the $723,227 first-place prize. Paredes had previously finished runner-up in the 2014 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open main event last January to fall just short of his first title on the tour...

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Martin Jacobson’s Stroke of Genius
Apr23

Martin Jacobson’s Stroke of Genius

by Bogdan Fechită   They say that once in a lifetime one can experience a moment of good luck that changes their destiny entirely. Martin Jacobson had such a moment in 2014, in the Main Event-No Limit Hold’em World Series of Poker, where he won $ 10 million. It was his moment of glory and a real stroke of genius.   Martin is not a regular poker player. He does not have decades of experience, but he has a promising...

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ANDRE AKKARI, not just poker
Oct27

ANDRE AKKARI, not just poker

He is one of the most talented Brazilian players and the one who brought to the country of the coffee one of the Champion bracelets of the WSOP, this taking place back in 2011, in the $ 1,500 No Limit Hold’em tournament. The nearly 40-year-old Brazilian, born in Sao Paolo, confirmed the hopes placed in him by very many people, becoming the player of Brazil with poker earnings of over $ 3,000,000, second in the all-time...

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Lyle Berman, business and poker
Sep12

Lyle Berman, business and poker

Lyle Arnold Berman is businessman, poker player, WSOP bracelet winner and chairman of the World Poker Tour board. So, it’s a high-stakes poker player with a fierce entrepreneurial streak. And for the most part, his risk-taking has paid off. In the 1970s, when leather goods were seen as upscale, he transformed his family’s small leather-wholesaling company into a mass-market retailer. He burst onto the gaming scene with Grand...

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