Tag: players

Jul 10 2022

Amanda Leatherman Poker Journey: Daniel Negreanu’s Significant Other

Jul 10 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

The poker world has made quite a few celebrities over the years. While most of those have reached the stars by playing the game, a few names rose to prominence without having much success in the game itself. Amanda Leatherman is in the latter group, as she became a well-known name in the poker industry through her work as a TV presenter and...

Jul 09 2022

[Updated] Amanda Leatherman Poker Journey: Daniel Negreanu’s Significant Other

Jul 09 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

The poker world has made quite a few celebrities over the years. While most of those have reached the stars by playing the game, a few names rose to prominence without having much success in the game itself. Amanda Leatherman is in the latter group, as she became a well-known name in the poker industry through her work as a TV presenter and...

Jul 02 2022

Scott Seiver Poker Journey: Brown Graduate Turned Poker Champion

Jul 02 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

A whole generation of players came of age during the years of the Poker Boom. Millions have tried to emulate the success of Chris Moneymaker and become the next poker millionaires. The vast majority have failed, but Scott Seiver is one of the players from his generation who not only made it in poker but became a true superstar of the game....

Jun 25 2022

Mike Matusow Poker Journey: The Loudmouth Champion of the Poker World

Jun 25 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

The poker world has seen its share of villains over the years, but few have made as big a name for themselves as Mike “The Mouth” Matusow. Mike was already a big-time poker player when the Poker Boom hit and was able to capitalize on the massive influx of new players into the game in the early 2000s, along with the likes of...

Jun 18 2022

Ema Zajmovic Poker Journey: Bosnian Refugee Becomes WTP Champion & Beacon of Positive Energy

Jun 18 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

The poker world has been buzzing about female participation in the game, as many industry insiders believe women deserve to be better represented in poker. Yet, there are some shining examples of women who fearlessly take on the male-dominated game and continue to produce results despite all the adversity. The likes of Maria Ho and Jennifer...

Jun 06 2022

Barry Woods Poker Journey: Live at the Bike Star in the Focus

Jun 06 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Poker is a game that attracts people from all walks of life, but wealthy business people are drawn to it even more often. Big money and an opportunity to risk it all in a true battle of wits easily attract those who have already made it in other areas. Barry Woods is one of the most popular poker players who have come up...

May 30 2022

Tony Dunst Poker Journey: A True Poker Celebrity

May 30 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Many professional poker players are controversial figures who split the opinions of their fans and the poker community at large. Tony Dunst is one of the few who are loved by pretty much everyone. Born in 1984 in Milwaukee, Tony amassed a fortune playing live and online poker tournaments while at the same time becoming a staple name in the...

May 23 2022

Charlie Carrel Poker Journey: From Troubled Kid to High Stakes Crusher

May 23 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Born in 1993 in the Channel Islands and raised in London, Charlie Carrel is one of the most successful poker players of his entire generation. Carrel jumped into the poker scene in his early 20s and managed to dominate both the online and live poker scene, winning close to $10,000,000 in live tournaments alone. Charlie has been a controversial figure since the moment...

May 17 2022

Vanessa Kade Poker Journey: From Video Games Developer to a True Poker Champion

May 17 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

The coronavirus pandemic impacted the poker world negatively overall, but the era also made it possible for some players to rise in fame and fortune, including Vanessa Kade. A pro poker player since 2014, Vanessa was known as a predominantly cash game player for a good chunk of her career. Yet, in 2021, she became the winner of the biggest ever Sunday Million...

May 07 2022

Sammy Farha Poker Journey: The Legend of “Mister Cool”

May 07 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

One of the most controversial characters in the world of poker, Sammy Farha, has made a name for himself by using his image of an old school gambler at the tables and away from them. The man who won the hearts of many poker fans with his appearances on the legendary TV poker show “High Stakes Poker” has quite a colorful story behind...

May 01 2022

Anna Khait’s Poker Journey: Poker Player, Survivor, and Preacher

May 01 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

One of a number of famous poker players who have also participated on the popular reality TV show Survivor, Anna Khait, is a person of varied interests and occupations. Over the years, life has taken Anna from her native Russia (the Soviet Union at the time) to New York City and into the world of poker, acting, and reality TV. Unlike many...

Apr 23 2022

Fedor Holz Poker Journey: The Rise of the German Poker Prince

Apr 23 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Few poker players have had the kind of journey that Fedor Holz has had, going from obscurity to international fame in less than a decade and becoming one of the most influential names in the poker industry. The story of Fedor Holz is amazing in so many ways, as this young man from Germany climbed his way to the top of the poker...

Apr 17 2022

Samantha Abernathy Poker Journey: A Brilliant Mind Since Early Years

Apr 17 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Born in 1991 and only introduced to poker in 2014, well after the poker boom days were over, Samantha Abernathy is a player who doesn’t belong in the old or the new guard per se. Having always been extremely talented at games and very intelligent, Abernathy’s path to poker was not an unexpected one, although the game itself may not have been what...

Apr 10 2022

Poker Bunny Poker Journey: A Mysterious Newcomer to the High Stakes Scene

Apr 10 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Over the years, we have seen a fair share of mysterious and eccentric poker players who have done their best to use their unique image to their advantage. Yet, few come close to the character of Poker Bunny, a player who burst onto the poker scene just a couple of years ago and quickly turned herself into a true poker brand. Very little...

Apr 06 2022

Phil Galfond Interview – From Crushing PLO To Launching Ultimate Training Program

Apr 06 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  interesting players

Phil Galfond is one of the best PLO players walking the earth, a passionate entrepreneur, and an excellent poker ambassador, so we are thrilled to welcome him for this exclusive interview. Today, he joined us to talk about his poker journey, an exciting new training course called This Is PLO, and his endeavors. So let's dig in!...

Apr 02 2022

Jean-Robert Bellande Poker Journey: Broke and Living Like a Millionaire

Apr 02 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

The poker world has its fair share of big personalities, but few people in it can bring an entire room to life the way Jean-Robert Bellande can. Born in Long Island but raised in Taiwan, JRB has had a life that many could only dream of, traveling the world as a young man, learning to speak multiple languages, and getting a college education....

Mar 26 2022

Garrett Adelstein Poker Journey: From Survivor Failure to the Top of the Poker World

Mar 26 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Born in 1986 in Arizona, Garrett Adelstein has grown into one of the most prolific high-stakes cash game players of our time, thriving in the live cash game environment. While Garrett’s current success at the poker tables is widely known and recognized, it wasn’t always smooth sailing for the young player who grew up playing online cash games...

Mar 19 2022

Jason Koon’s Poker Journey: The Path to Poker Stardom

Mar 19 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

One of the biggest names in today’s poker world, Jason Koon was raised modestly and had to fight for everything he has today. His incredible spirit, intelligence, and willpower allowed him to walk a path few people are able to walk and become an international superstar despite having the odds stacked against him. Jason went from complete obscurity to stardom in a matter...

Mar 12 2022

Lynne Ji Poker Journey: The Mysterious Poker Beauty

Mar 12 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Over the years, we have seen a few mysterious figures in the world of poker, with the likes of Isildur1 even managing to hide their face and true identity for a long time while still being in the spotlight. Lynne Ji has certainly not been shy about showing her face to the poker community and the rest of the world, as her strong...

Mar 05 2022

Parker Talbot Poker Journey: Path to PokerStars Team Pro Online and Beyond

Mar 05 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  players

Poker is one of the greatest games in the world because it is played by such a wide variety of players from all walks of life and of all profiles. Parker “tonkaaaa" Talbot is a Canadian poker player who has dominated the online tournament scene over a number of years while showing it all in real-time on his popular Twitch channel. He may...

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