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Wasted Opportunity

By: marvinsytan @ 20:07 (EST) / 82 / Comment ( 3 )

What will you feel if you win $193k with just $27 investment in poker tournament like the TCOOP Main Event?

Surreal, Unexplainable Happiness, Fantastic or Dream that you don't want to ever get up.

I think this is what we all amateurs are dreaming off.

"Courtesy of"

"Over at PokerStars yesterday we saw a 7 way chop in the $700 main event which saw a huge 5,060 players contesting for their share of a $3.3m prize pool. The event was finally taken down by Swedish player "frma1103" who, after the chop received  $326,880 for his first place finish.

Perhaps a more interesting story however was the player who finished in 7th place as Russian player "SennaBoris79" had qualified for the main event courtesy of a $27 qualifier and, after the chop, ended up with $193,069.50"

Amazing Win by "SennaBoris79" you are an inspiration to us all.

With $193K you can almost play any highstakes MTT on pokerstars and you will not worry about BR management.

But what if a guy won $193K and don't know how to use this money wisely?


"He decided today to try his luck at the $50/$100 NLHE tables against some fierce competition.

This isn't the first time a player has scooped a big tourney win from humble beginnings only to jump into the highstakes tables and (usually) take a pretty big beating.

Playing against highly skilled players including Tobias "KTPOKP" Kuder, Diogo "phounderAA" Veiga, Cort "thecortster" Kibler-Melby, Trueteller, Jacob "Lottenice" Rasmussen and k0b0Ldm4k1 it looked like this shot at the big time was heading the same way as SennaBoris79 quickly lost a buy in before rallying in a 90 hand 1.25 hour session yesterday morning before walking away a $27k winner."

and his latest stats

"The poker player SennaBoris79 was first discovered by HighstakesDB on the high stakes tables of PokerStars on Monday, January 28, 2013.

Since then, a total of 1323 poker hands have been tracked with SennaBoris79's results being -$156,405. The hands come from Texas Holdem games. The highest stakes SennaBoris79 has been seen playing is $50/100.

Kindly note that only high stakes games ($25/50NL and above) are covered by the player tracking. Therefore, the data doesn't include any types of tournaments and the graph is not to be considered as the player's complete poker results."

"In other news it looks like we saw the last of TCOOP six figure winner SennaBoris79 as he attempted to parlay his c.$200k tourney scoop into bigger money by diving in to the $50/$100 NLHE tables. The waiting lists exploded as everyone fought to take a piece of the amateurs new found wealth. After a couple of days winning Boris's inexperience finally caught up with him and he was relieved of pretty much all his money "

Many People are like this and this is not the first time that an amateur won a big event and just spew in all the very next day or week.

The reason why I wanted to post this kind of stuff is to be able to let us know just in case we hit our ONE TIME BIG TIME we don't want to do this kind of stuff we want our poker money to grow bigger and bigger not spew it all because we don't know how to handle our money right.

This is a great example of wasted oppurtunity. How many times will you have a chance to turn $27 into $193K.

If this happen to you. Now you know what to do with your money. Buy yourself something a nice car a beautiful bag for your wife a good toy for your children but don't ever gamble it out in this way.

Good Luck at the Tables.

now, Time to Hit My One Time Big Time.

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