The day 1 of The 2013 pokerstar.net Australia New Zealand poker tour Sydney event managed to attract a total of 254 entrants. The event which was held at the Star Casino saw Ashley Mason take the top spot during the play and at the end being crowned the champion. The level of play at the tournament was actually similar to what we have been witnessing over the last few days in other tournaments where the players showcased a very high level of play.
The day 1b entrant brought the total number of entrants combined to a total of 460 which was actually only 1 player less compared to last year’s tournament. The tournament generated a prize pool amounting to AUD $920, 000 with the first place earning AUD$226, 300 in cash. The level of play witnessed on day 2 of the tournament was generally slow as compared to the first day of the tournament. During the day 1 of the event, the number of players rapidly reduced as most of them got eliminated along the way and therefore only a quarter of the entrants made it to day 2
Day 1 of the event witnessed a total of 86 players remain after the final event. Ashley Melson managed to maintain his lead all through holding a total amounting to 253, 800. This was not the first time this week that Ashley had been in the spotlight on the final table. Also in the day1 event of the tournament was Brendon Roble who had just only recently came back from another deep run at the World Poker Tournament Bay 101 events that was held in San Jose. He was amongst the poker stars who made it to day 2 of the and finished his day with a total of 177,700 in chips.
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There is a very famous saying all over the world that all that shines is not gold. Similarly everything that is gold should not be judged by the gold only. Only medals and prizes do not estimate the quality of a player, it is the long term dedication and performance which does evaluate the quality of a player. The Poker world’s very own Dwyte Pilgrim seems to endorse this sentence, with statements deriving from his own life. He has not won any bracelets or flashy titles yet, but has made up for it for his master skills in the finishing off the buy in tournaments in the middle.
Dwyte is a very hard working and talented player who has broken all the norms and generalizations of general Poker playing and selection norms. He has done so with great dedication, through bankroll management and a great sense of the game knowledge. Thus clearly he is a young model to all those young upcoming players who wants to be seen in the international poker arenas, and is yet to make their debut on the international poker circuit. Dwyte Pilgrim is the living proof that you need not have any flashy titles or WSOP bracelets in order to have a successful poker career and earn a handsome.
In an exclusive interview, Dwyte Pilgrim pointed out some important issues on being so successful on the international poker circuit. He said that the first thing he had learned while playing international poker is the importance of consistency. One could always chip up during any part of the tournaments. If one plays consistently, there would be a time surely when he/ she might get hot and then are favorites to win that round. The key is to maintain an optimum balance between your hot times and the minimum consistency level.
- When we are playing poke tournaments, we can observe most successful and talented people around us. Eve president Barack Obama loves to play poker in his off time. Political guru Nate Silver is also included in the list. He was ranked in top ten during election but his poker skills are also appreciable. He has revolutionized poker world with his amazing tricks and playing attitude. He is also an integral part of online poker world from last many years. According to Nate Silver, it was his experience that has made him different from other poker players.
- In the second point, we are discussing about ship it Holla Ballas book. The book is planning to include proudest and craziest moments of poker world. The author of the book has decided to cover some rare stories that are not common to the public world. The results were unbelievable and book covers story of two young players Raptor and Good2cu. Both players are highly intelligent and they know how to cheat the time. They had also made enormous big amount because of his poker skills and tricks. Now crew of the book has decided to work on different lines.
- Ivey is popular name in the poker world. From last few months, his performance was not graded up to the mark. In the last month during poker tournament Ivey was playing against popular poker names. His performance was remarkable and he is growing again. His poker skills had made him different from other popular names. You can watch his live performance ay YouTube also. For the young poker players, Ivey can be taken as inspirational symbol. We are hoping same performance from Ivey in future also. When it comes to popular poker names, it is very hard to choose the best one. But Ivey is a great player from years.