Swedish poker player wins 10 million in World Series
If you are prepared to lose 100 and you deposit that amount on a poker site, dont sit there with the whole amount in play, because the chances are you will lose it pretty quickly. Learn from losing channel your frustrations "It can be bitterly frustrating to lose at poker, especially if you think it was down to bad luck rather than your mistakes. But the former caravan salesman decided to fulfill his dream of entering the Las Vegas World Series of Poker Main Event and raised the 10,000 stake to take part. The rest, myself included, were a mixture of recreational and online players - the dead money to the pros - but the beauty of tournament poker is that there is always a chance that, with a steady nerve and a run of luck, you can.
Amateur poker-playing granddad who never staked
The owner of Bridlington Caravan Centre in Yorkshire had been more used to playing for 50 in a casino in Hull but, in his own words, became a global poker superstar overnight by paying the 10,000 buy-in, making it to the last four and claiming. Players who qualify from any of the Day One events get to play Day Two in London on Sunday, April. I felt let down.
Poker tips from a poker star - Telegraph
Deal (a critical flop starring Burt Reynolds) replaced the noise when you win a pot online from a subtle and, dare I say, beautiful sound of chips sliding across the felt to a prolonged ka-ching noise, and even that was enough to provoke derision from. There is a whole range of teaching levels, from very basic to much more advanced.
I took on a table-full of serious poker players
It was my only advantage. He was able to beat off competition from more than 7,000 other competitors - including top pokerplayers - to make it to the nine-player final where he was the oldest player. Its a bit more difficult now because I get recognised.
Machine beats humans for the first time in poker - Telegraph
Its tempting to do this think that the person you are playing has the ace to make the pair, or whatever but it can seriously sidetrack and distract you, leading you down a path of bad decision making that ends with losing money. I had two pairs and went all-in, putting everything in the pot with a satisfying push. If you cant spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker. Therefore, he's much more likely to make mistakes. He decided to enter after accumulating 85million chips - the second-biggest chip stack.