Peter Eastgate is one of the top poker players in the world and he was very much interested in poker games. Peter was born on 13 December, 1985 in Dalum at Denmark. From his school days he was very good in studies and after schooling, he studied economics at Aarhus University. During his college days, he was highly attracted with poker games and also he played poker games in past time. So that he drops out of college and practice game on a full-time basis. Peter was a one of the member of the online poker sites where he won more cash prices and he was very excellent in short handle and heads up play. And in the year of 2008, he participated in the WSOP main event and he was the youngest player in the game. Peter won the world series of poker of year 2008 title where he was cherished by the Phil hellmuth.
At his age of 22, he established himself as a skilled poker player and he was the champion of the WSOP among 6,843 players. After this, Eastgate beat Ivan demidov in the heads-up match and he won the first price of $9,152,416. After this event he added his 18th place into his final table and he was the youngest main event winner at that time. In the year 2009, he participated in the first poker stars Caribbean adventure cash and he won $343,000. After that peter went to participate the second main event at London EPT and he won $530,000. In 2010, Peter Eastgate finished his fifth NBC national heads-up championship in Las Vegas and he won $75,000.
After finishing this tournament his total winnings exceed to $10,900,000. In July 2010 he was announced to taking break from the poker world and it has been intimated through sponsor pokerstars.com. All his winnings may achieve through his dedication and hard work. And he is the great inspiration to all the young players.
As a poker fan, you cannot help but notice some of the names given to most tournaments around the world. Some are too fancy while others send an “it’s a serious business” message to you. But no matter what you label it, it is still the people’s beloved poker tournament, with a slightly different name. You can most certainly expect most of the usual stuff you see in any other tournament except maybe the winner. Predicting the winner before a game matures is almost an impossible task quoting that “every hand is a winner as well as a loser.
Last week witnessed some winning and loosing hands too in the party poker premier league VI which began officially on Sunday. The games were hosted at the famous Asper Casino with a total of 16 players and a prize pool of about $125, 000. All players were competing for the $450,000 top prize. The games which generally have different format from others witnessed quite a show from al the formats played and from the different groups of players.
The top three players from each group automatically won themselves a place at the final table of the event while those in the forth and the fifth places had to compete in a heads up battle in best of three format for to make it to the eight handed final table. The games were commentated by Jesse May with the player draw hosted on being Sunday afternoon by the tournament director John Scan Ian. Some of the major changes made during the player draw on Sunday included a change in line up which saw Igor Kurganou replace Luke Swartz. On the day of player, the most outstanding player was Duhanel who was placed in group A in which he emerged victorious.
Don’t go on her cute smile and innocence, Evelyn Ng has made her in the world poker series. She can leave a sweet mark in your heart after she leaves the table despite your loss. This lady has been trained under Canada’s and also the world most renowned poker player Daniel Negreanu. She can meticulously lure you to fill her pockets with tactful poker skills. Evelyn Ng was born in 1975 in Toronto. She entered the world of poker at an age of 14 at the pool halls of Toronto and she was pretty tough opponent.
At an age of seventeen, Evelyn started dealing blackjack and poker. Negreanu came to in person with Evelyn and they dated. Evelyn under Negreanu’s schooling learned the tricks of the game and left her mark in the Toronto cash games. She made her big debut in 2003 in the World Poker Tour Ladies’ Night. She defeated Kathy Liebert, Jennifer Harman, Annie Duke and Maureen Feduniak but finally being beaten by the famous player Clonie Gowen. She was sponsored by PokerStars which made her way into the Team Bodog with Josh Arieh and David Williams.
Evelyn Ng has also premiered in the television shows like Calvin Ayre’s Wild Card Poker, Casino Casino, and King of Vegas. She has been immensely making her efforts throughout her poker career. She has also shown a very proper behavior during her games with her ladylike and professional attitude. Her aggressive attitude has always been her style which can trap her opponents in tricky situations.
She has shown a going till the end approach to her opponents which sometimes make her pay heavily during a game. That’s the reason why she still couldn’t make her breakthrough in any world series yet. But yet she shows promise to stand as a tough lady champion. Her skill keeps on surprising us even today. Evelyn Ng, wife of poker champion David Negreanu.
Peter Eastgate made history of being the youngest player to win a Main Event when he won the 2008 World Series of Poker at the of 22 breaking the previous record of Phil Hellmuth who did it at the age of 24. By defeating Ivan Demidov, he wrapped up $9,152,416 as a winning prize. Peter is specially known as one of the biggest internet pros in Denmark specialized in cash games. He is so reputed there that when a reporter called him the next Gus Hansen. The replay that he got was Gus Hansen is more like first Peter Eastgate, also this reply came when he did not even win the Main Even. This proves that Eastgate is really a good opponent at the tables.
His good performance did not stop there. In 2009, he started his journey with a bang by cashing in the European Poker Tour Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. After that he won the $5000 event for $343,000. Peter once again made his appearance in the World Series of Poker by surviving of over 6000 runners and helped himself to be a part of the back to back Main Event finals creating a history in the Poker Boom age. After that he finished second at European Poker tour in October, 2009 which netted him $843K. It has been told by all that Peter Eastgate has over $11 million in live tournaments earnings.
Actually you can’t see the kind of reaction of Eatgate that should be after winning the WSOP Main event with a winning prize of $9 million. Recently in an interview he told about his aftermath reaction on the event. He told that after his winning he had a ridiculous celebration scene as he did not celebrate at all. If he had to remake by any means, he might have gone mad. He was happy and astonished at the same time. However, Peter Eastgate’s good skills and his fiery intensity really make him a feared opponent for anyone.