His cheering section had good reason to celebrate their hero’s $10 million win: out of 6,683 players who began the WSOP, Swede Martin Jacobson was final standing.
Martin Jacobson can be your 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion, which, if you didn’t know by now, our apologies that are sincere the spoiler. Before this year’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship, few had heard about the 27-year-old from Stockholm, Sweden.
Some 6,683 players from 87 countries entered poker’s tournament that is biggest, but in the end, it was the Swede holding the gold bracelet and using the ten dollars million prize.
So how did the man with all the second-shortest stack entering the November Nine make such a incredible run? While oddsmakers labeled him a shot that is long Jacobson maybe shouldn’t were. He had more career WSOP earnings than any other player at the table, and while he had never won a real time event, he had been near.
Whenever you start in the eighth position out of nine, winning might be a far-fetched concept, but Jacobson’s application suggests otherwise. The now-champ discovered poker at 18 after watching it on television, and quickly began having fun with friends and online. After realizing he’d a knack for success with satellite qualifiers in 2008, he focused his attention on playing cheaper live events.
Within the next six years, Martin became a globetrotter, as he tra Weiterlesen