Layne Flack Leads The Monster Stack

The Caribbean festival of the 2016 World Series of Poker third ring event is going at the Casino Royale.


The event has the presence of 109 players. And this is a re-buy event. The additional 27 re-entries increased the field of the game to the 136 entries in total. Now, 136 players will fight to make it to the final table of the event. The event has the prize pool of $40,800 and players till the top 15th position will get a minimum amount of $690. On the other hand, the winner of the event will get an elusive WSOP Circuit ring and a cash amount of $11,400.

As the game started, the field of 136 players did not manage to remain in the game for a long time. After 15 levels in the match that went for 30 minutes each, the field gets shortened to just 29. In the game, the player, Layne Flack with 363,500 claimed the lead. While, Willie Janssen with 237,000 in the $365 Six-Handed Event finished 3rd.

Other notables and big stacks in the invent include Christophe Enrici (139,000), Chan Ping Hsiung (163,000), Benjamin Perez (89,500), Devaul Fenton (113,000), Dominik French (49,000) and Robert Cheung (74,000). Continue reading “Layne Flack Leads The Monster Stack”

Randy Holland gold strike opener player

Randy Holland was born in United States. Randy Holland is professional player of poker. Randy Holland ranked as 221st place in All Time Money List. In 2014 his total of live tournament earning becomes more than $3,361,139. He won Gold Strike Open poker tournament of 2007 and earned cash prize of $51,971 in that event.

Randy Holland reached to 3rd place in Poker Classic Shootout tournament of 2007 and earned cash prize of $23,280 in that event. He earned 4th place in $1,500 Hold’em event of 2007 and won cash prize of $30,740. He earned 2nd place in Omaha event of 2007 and got cash prize of $11,250. Randy Holland won Mirage Poker Showdown event of 2007 and earned cash prize of $124,728 in that event. He got 2nd place in Mirage Poker Hold’em event of 2007 and won cash prize of $52,708 in that event. Randy Holland finished in 9th place of WPT World Championship and got cash prize of $46,110 in that event

He earned 200th place in WSOP $10,000 poker tournament of 2007 and won cash prize of $51,398. 2011 is very lucky for him because he won 25 cash prizes in this single year. Randy Holland earned 5th place in LA Poker Classic tournament of 2008 and got cash prize of $25,290 in that event. He won The Green Omaha event of 2008 and earned cash prize of $11,016 in that event. Randy Holland won $1,600 Hold’em event of 2012 and got cash prize of $110,000 in that event. He reached to 2nd Place in HORSE Poker tournament of 2009 and earned cash prize of $9,399 in that event. Randy Holland earned 6th place in $970 poker classic Hold’em event of 2009 and got cash prize of $28,945. Randy Holland is a successful player of poker. He got 19th place in WSOP pot limit Omaha poker tournament of 2009 and earned cash prize of $6,604 in that event.

Phil Ivey one of the best all round players in the world

Phillip Dennis “Phill” Ivey is born in February 1st, 1976, and his current age is 38 years. He is a Professional poker player from America. He is residing in Las Vegas, Nevada. He made a world record of winning 10 ‘World Series of Poker’ bracelets, and he also has a record of a ‘World Poker Tour’ title and appeared at nine world poker tour final tables. He is one of the best all round players in the world today. Ivey brought his poker skills by playing against co-workers at a new Brunswick, new jersey, a telemarketing firm in the late 1990’s. His nicknames according to his personality are the ‘Tiger Woods of Poker’, ‘No Home Jerome’.

The phenol, his culling’s called him by his nickname; Phil Ivey has won three bracelets in tournaments accomplishment in the year 2002, World Series of Poker. In this tournament, he tied with the Pill Helmut jar, Ted Forrest, and piggy person for most tournament wins in a single year. Ivey also played bracelet in pot Limit Omaha from 2000 and 2005, and he has the first player who defeats Amarillo Slim heads up at a WSOP final table and he had greater success in the main event.

He has achieved the top 25 in four times in between the year 2002 and 2009, World Series of Poker, in that he finished the 23rd in 2002, 10th in 2003, 20th in 2005 and 7th in 2009. In the history of Ivey, he won his 6th bracelet in the $2,500 no-limit 2-7 drawn the ball event of the 2009, World Series of Poker and to win this bracelet he defeats the total number of 147 players, and he got a bracelet. After winning the 6th bracelet, he proceeded to win another bracelet in the $2,500 ½ seven-card studs Hi/Lo ½ Omaha Hi/Lo event besting a field of 376 people.

Vitaly Lunkin: one of the most renown poker players

Vitaly Lunkin was born in Moscow. He is one of the most famous Russian poker players. He is a widely known person for his game. Till now he has secured two bracelets at WSOP main events. He wasn’t very good when he started in poker. At his first WSOP main event, he finished at 829th place. 2008 was the year that made him famous. At the hold them up event at WSOP 2008, he won his first bracelet along with the cash prize of $629,417. In the following year, he again finished first, secured his second bracelet and had awarded with the cash prize of $1,891,018. He finished at 40th position in the WSOP main event of 2008. He has cashed in for 25 times at WSOP main events. His fame is mostly related to his winning at Russian Poker Tournament. He is a professional poker player, and he works as a poker trainer in his city, Moscow.

He has earned a total of $5,500,000 from poker games till year 2014. For five times, he has finished at the final table of WSOP main events. He secured 46th position at the main event of WSOP in 2013. Though he has no significant records in World Poker Tour, he has won the title of European Poker Tour. For six times he has cashed in European Poker Tour and for three times he finished at the final table of these events. He is well known for his calmness and simplicity during his games and in his normal life too.

He finished 2nd along with the cash prize of $419,832 at the World Championship event. He is mostly interested in cash prizes, and he prefers to play money games only. He is a regular poker player at WSOP, but he rarely plays at other events and tours.

John Phan

John Phan is a Vietnamese American, proficient poker player and was born on the 10th of October, in the year 1974 in Da Nang, in Vietnam and presently lives in Long Beach, that is in California.

John Phan, who has the epithet “Razor”, was connected with poker since he was not less than 16. He played the amusement for entertainment only and soon improved a liking towards it. Continue reading “John Phan”

Jake Balsiger

Poker player Jake Balsiger returned to Las Vegas in October to attend WSOP final main event. During event, he was not only the youngest poker player at the final table but he got a chance to make a history as youngest champion ever. He was born in Portland but raised in Arizona. He started playing poker at very young age as compared to other players. At the age of 13, he started watching poker at television. At that time he decided that he would participate in WSOP event some day. He was very much serious about poker when he turned 18.

Poker took a prominent place in his life when he was studying at Arizona University. He was a political science student but he was more interested in poker games. He started playing low stakes games online also. He was not a good player in starting until 2012. He was working really hard to improve his game skills. At the age of 21, he took his first trip to Las Vegas for WSOP poker event. He played extremely well and cashed in 100th place. He also started participating in other events to improve his game strategies. At last, he got a chance to participate in $10,000 NLHE championship. The championship was a memorable experience for Jake Balsiger where he was able to make the final table and good cash amount.

It was necessary for him to learn what opponents think about him. He was competing against most popular poker players at NLHE championship. At this young age, he has achieved lots of success and good cash value. We are looking for a deep run from this wonderful payer in near future also. His total earning is more than $8.5 million till now. His desire is to become most established player in the industry and we are hoping that he will achieve this title soon.