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Mercier Got Two Awards For His Contribution

Jason Mercier is getting many accolades, cashes and trophies. Eventually, soon he is going to be “very tired and of winning,” as Donald Trump the President of US would say.


The Pro of PokerStars Team got two trophies at the Award show of American Poker on Thursday in Beverly Hills, California.

Now, Mercier can show these honors to the Player of the Year 2016 and also the two bracelets of World Series of Poker he won last summer. On the occasion, Mercier received the award Moment of the Year for his last summer historic performance at the Las Vegas World Series of Poker.

Mercier tweeted a post on his account with the photograph having his wife Natasha with him. The tweet was like this “Winning the ‘Moment of the Year’ award, I extremely honored to me for my WSOP run! Getting 2 awards in one night is certainly a feel good factor.”

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Hollywood Poker Open Toledo starts on Friday

The Hollywood Poker Open Season 4 is going on quite well, and this forthcoming weekend marks the 2nd Regional Main Event of the year as the tour has now entered Toledo, in Ohio.

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The US$ 1115 Main Event started on Friday at 11:15 am and contains a US$ 150000 guaranteed prize kitty. As usual, tour ambassador as well as World Series of Poker Main Event 2003 champ Chris Moneymaker would be in the there.
If the attendance is anything like the previous last season, the guarantee must be easily moderated as 288 players came in an event which saw 6 players chop up the prize kitty late on the second day with local poker player Charles Maxcy taking US$ 37465 and a US$ 2500 seat to the season-finishing HPO Championship in Las Vegas. Continue reading Hollywood Poker Open Toledo starts on Friday

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Martin Jacobson Documentary trailer depicting his run to the World Series of Poker Main Event released

Many of them said that he is too quiet and meek to be the ambassador of the online poker game.

They did not even give him a chance as he was languishing at the bottom of the chip’s table. But he rose to the occasion and beat two fellow Europeans in the last table to clinch the crown
His raise to fame was phenomenon in 2014 and Martin Jacobson was on top of the field consisting 6,683 poker players from across the world. Eventually he won the top prize of $10 million in the World Series of Poker Main Event. He wore a tight fitting black t-shirt and two patches at the final table, one belonged to the sponsor, Natural Stacks, a company that promotes natural supplements and motivated to extract maximum performance while making zero concessions.
Well, it was not easy for the champ and Jacobson achieving the feat of climbing the Mount Everest of Poker championships is no small feat and going in to the last table he really had to work hard.   Jacobson lived up to the expectation of his sponsor and its message “optimal performance, zero compromise” starting from the time he arrived at the November Nine in July  14 and to November 10 , till the cards were on air.

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Former Poker Player Alex Jacob employs unorthodox strategy to crush Jeopardy; wins the third time

For the third time Alex Jacob, former poker professional, won Jeopardy and this time on Tuesday night thus registering winnings amounting to $72,200. The most riveting fact about his wins is the methods he employs to win them which were impressive while being dominative.  He has also scored each of his three victories in the Double Jeopardy hence is yet to sweat the final jeopardy round.

How he is managing it? 30 years old Alex uses a successful but unconventional method that uses the game theory to confuse the rivals while allowing him to gamble big and manifold his winnings. After controlling the board, he jumps from category to category and uses a 80s method found by Chuck Forrest to choose the highest value clues.

This unorthodox strategy has two advantages, first by changing the category it intrigues the opponents, and secondly and most significantly it permits to locate Daily Doubles, which is certainly going to extend the distance between you and your two opponents. This usually leads to the panicked rivals giving wrong answers on high-valued clues. Well, Jacob is no alien to gambling and he in his former career as a poker player has won $2.6 million from various poker tournaments.  Presentably he has made the currency trading as his mainstream activity and practices it with the Gelber Group, Chicago.   Interestingly he is not the first one to use conventional methods to win at Jeopardy. Continue reading Former Poker Player Alex Jacob employs unorthodox strategy to crush Jeopardy; wins the third time

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