Lepik Wins Unibet Open, Copenhagen

Kaarel Lepik from Estonia had an epic battle in the Heads-up of the Unibet Open Copenhagen’s main event and went on to win it.

He entered the Copenhagen Circuit along with 5 other players who were looking to get a qualification to play the main event. He was the only player from the group of six to qualify for the main event and to finally make it to the top. He had a really fierce battle with Sigurd Carlsson and overcame his opponent from the Faroe Islands after trailing him for a long time in the heads-up.

Peter Harkes, the 2011 Unibet Copen Riga winner, was also at the final table and was looking to bid for his second Unibet Open title. But, he had to finally settle for the third place. The chip leader of the final day, Monica Vaka, did not have a good showing at the final table and had to settle for the seventh place. If she was able to show the poker form that she displayed to become the chip leader, she would have become the first female to ever win the Unibet Open title Continue reading “Lepik Wins Unibet Open, Copenhagen”

Swede Martin Jacobson Wins $10,000,000 in the Poker Main Event of 2014 World Series

Martin Jacobson wins the $10,000,000 Poker Main Event at the 2014 World Series and the interesting part is that he has never won a big live poker tournament before. This is also one of the grudge that people had against him along with comments like that he is too quiet a type to represent the game of poker and not mention that he was the penultimate player in chips at the starting of the finable table.

Poker world was rife with these kinds of conversations in the months prior to the start of the 2014 world series of Poker Main Event Final table. The poker player from Sweden proved to be the lone player left at the table to win the WSOP gold bracelet –the first for him- and also the huge purse of $10 million for achieving the first place.

Jacob was among the three players left in the field after the return of November Nine on Monday, the other two European players namely Felix Stephensen and Jorryt van Hoof. As bad luck would have it, chip lead of van Hoof did not survive and the Dutch player was ousted being the smallest of the three stacks.  After fighting through 49 hands in a three way contest, van Hoof was shown the rail and the third place. Continue reading “Swede Martin Jacobson Wins $10,000,000 in the Poker Main Event of 2014 World Series”