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Gus Hansen broke in 2010?

Monday, February 7th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Gus Hansen was rumored broke in late 2010 after a reportedly miserable year on the online felt. In this article I will give you a recap of Gus Hansen's poker performance in 2010 (based on highstakesDB records). I thinks it's safe to say that Gus Hansen didn't go broke in 2010. He did however lose so much that his poker bankroll must have suffered. Gus Hansen's live tournament results in 2010 include a 1st place finish in The WSOP Europe event in London as well as a 1st place finish in the winner-takes-it-all Read more [...]

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How did Isildur1 build his poker bankroll?

Sunday, January 9th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Yesterday - the 8th of January on the Atlantis Cove hotel, Paradise Island, Bahamas - Viktor Blom, a 20 year old Swede from Rånäs, Stockholms län, was officially revealed as being the person behind online poker phenomenon Isildur1. The last couple of years most people following online poker have pointed towards Viktor Blom and Isildur1 being one and the same, however yesterday it became official. The move into the public limelight was prompted by Viktor's signing as a Team PokerStars Pro in December Read more [...]

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How did Vanessa Rousso build her poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | 2 Comments

Poker hottie and sex symbol Vanessa Rousso was born in New York on February 5th 1983 and has dual citizenship in the U.S. and France. She graduated with honors from Duke University and later studied law in Miami and wanted to be a securities litigator. It held up until she discovered poker. Since her start as a professional poker player, Vanessa Rousso has earned more than 2500000 dollars in live tournament winnings which at the young age of 27 ranks her among the top 5 all time female money winners. Read more [...]

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How did Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

French poker pro Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier was born in France on the 8th of February, 1981. He currently resides in London. In his relatively short poker career he has become one of the most successful French poker player, doing well both in live tournaments - with a estimated total winnings of more than 6.1 million $ and on the online felt at PokerStars where he's a member of team PokerStars. I've not been able to find out where the nick "ElkY" originated from. Do you know? In this article Read more [...]

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How did Phil Hellmuth build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Did you ever wonder how Phil Hellmuth built his poker bankroll? In this article I will give you an overview of how Phil Hellmuth - aka The Poker Brat, The Madison Kid and the Joe McEnroe of Poker- has become one of the most famous poker pro players in the world along with a massive bankroll to his name. The nick "The Poker Brat" stems from Phil Hellmuth's infamous tendency to blow up when he suffers a bad beat or doesn't catch a break. The Poker Brat is also known for delivering some of the most Read more [...]

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How did Patrik Antonius build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Finnish professional poker player Patrik Antonius - aka "the Brad Pitt of poker", Luigi66369, CryMeRiver9, Finddagrind, I_knockout_U and try_hrdr_fish-  was born in Helsinki the 13th of December 1980. Since he started playing professional poker his poker bankroll has grown large enough to allow him to play in all the major live tournaments, the highest cash games on Full Tilt and live in Las vegas with his wife Maya and daughter Mila. In this post I will sum up how Patrik Antonius became one of Read more [...]

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How did Doyle Brunson build his poker bankroll?

Friday, December 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

Doyle Brunson is the undisputed king of poker and still going strong at the age of 75. In this article I will give an overview on how Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson built his poker bankroll. Doyle Brunson was born in Longworth, Fisher County, Texas on August 10th 1933 as one of 3 children. In his younger years Texas Dolly was a talented athlete and basketball player until an accident during a summer job broke his leg in two places and put an end to his athletic aspirations. Instead, Brunson focused Read more [...]

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How did Phil Ivey build his poker bankroll?

Sunday, November 28th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

This article belongs to the Poker Pro series Philip D. Ivey (also known as Phil Ivey or "The Tiger Woods of poker") is an American poker superstar regarded as many of his peers to be the best all round poker player in the world. His numerous live tournament wins has placed him in 1st place on the all time money list of live tournament winnings with a whopping 13,8 million dollars. Phil Ivey was born in Riverside, California on February 1st 1976 and his family moved to Roselle, New Jersey when Read more [...]

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How did Daniel Negreanu build his poker bankroll?

Saturday, October 30th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | No Comments

This article belongs to the Poker Pro series The Canadian poker player Daniel Negreanu also know as "Kid Poker" is second to only Phil Ivey when it comes to all time career earnings at an amazing 12,836,012$. He belongs to the elite group of poker super stars who are often seen battling it out on the High Stakes poker TV show. Daniel Negreanu is known for his easy going yet outspoken nature that has led to more than one controversy during his career. Negreanu was born the 26th of Juli 1974 Read more [...]

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How did Tom Dwan “durrrr” build his poker bankroll?

Sunday, October 17th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Bankroll Building, Poker Pro | 4 Comments

This article belongs to the Poker Pro series Thomas Dwan aka Tom Dwan aka Tom Dwan "durrrr" or simply "durrrr" (chosen as a nick to maximize his opponent's tendency to tilt) as he's known to the online poker scene is one of most popular young poker players around belonging to the group of poker stars including Gus Hansen, Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Phil Ivey and the rest of the pack. Durrrr plays hyper aggressively and is extremely skilled in reading his opponent's hands. He will regularly fold Read more [...]

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