The Unsung Hero Of Poker
Posted On August 6, 2014
Undoubtedly, most iconic poker players hail from the sprawling US states, Erik Seidel domiciled who is currently denizen of Las Vegas, Nevada and has inconceivably triumphed in the poker industry along the years. His wide experience in the field of poker vouch for the substantial cash prizes he has earned, no wonder he has survived in the casino industry for decades. With the clandestine excellence that has helped him go a notch higher in the best players’ pedestal, his moves are intimately erratic. Not surprisingly, he is inclined to remain relevant and seems to be re-invigorating as he advances in age. A glance at various winnings he has accomplished would be imperative to gauge him accordingly.
His initial WSOP bracelet back in 1992 was fortuitous, and also refined his potential by claiming it again recently in 2007. He has notably completed a first-place finish to get multiple bracelets in various games, encompassing Omaha, Deuce to-7 Draw and Hold’ em placing him among the top players in the WSOP championships. The 6th season during the World Poker Tour, Seidel won the World Poker Tour for a humongous $992,890. His mettle was somehow diminished in the 2007 Aussie-Millions when he finished second. The next year, as if history was subtly repeating itself, he was second again, winning $1,000,000 at the same event. At these events it is rare for players to get to avert elimination. Thus, with his distinct skills that have enabled him to navigate the hurdles along his way, he is poised to achieve more.
In 2011, this player was rated #1 incessantly for four weeks, in 2014 he has clung to the 6th position at the international poker plane. His ranking at the GPI depicts him as a top-notch. This year alone, he has shown his youthful and indefatigable spirit is yet to lose potency, with gross winnings beyond $19,200,000, a substantial share having been spoils from the WSOP prize jackpot. Poker enthusiasts understand him as an embodiment of a long-term and highly disciplined player who has accomplished a lot.