Laura Chao, average poker player

Laura Chao was born in United State. She started playing poker in the year 2000. In the starting of her poker carrier she player three poker tournaments of Limit Hold’Em. She played her first poker tournament in the middle of year 2000.

The event was California State Poker Classic Event #1 – limit Hold’em. In this event she was ranked 5th and she won $8,570. After that she played Heavenly Hold’em Tournament Event #8 – Limit Hold’Em. In this event also she ranked 5th and won $4,383. After this she played her last tournament of the year which was National Championship of Poker Limit Hold’em. In this event she was ranked 4th and had won $4,360 as price money.

After year 2000 she took a gap of one year and returned back in 2002. In the year 2002 she played three more tournaments. This year her rank was quit low as compared to her pervious tournaments. The event was LA (Los Angeles) Poker classic Event #1 limit Hold’em. In this event she ranked 19th and won a prize money of $2,691. After this she played the Annual World Series of Poker Event #2 –WSOP Limit Hold’em. In this event she ranked 8th and won $22,940. Continue Reading

Day 1 and 2 of APPT: Box Xie Leads and Johny Chan is out

In the day 1 of Asia Pacific Poker Tour Season and Asia Championship Main event of point 286 grand total players came for the action.

After several levels, the players came down to 175. By the end Rory Yound the Poker Asia-Pacific World seies winner won the biggest stacj of day 1 by night with 1, 50,100 chips. The others stack was close to Young which includes PokerStars 2013 Asia Player Jian Yang with 1,47,600, Dong Guo with 1,20,400 and 101,600 by Anson Yan Shing Tsang.

With the start of 2014 Asia Pacific Poker Tournament, the day 2 of Macau main event ended by 87 out of 212 poker players. The day was of long levels 7 and ½ hour and the Box Xie became the chip leader in the field with chips of 1,66,000.Continue Reading

Erik Cajelais a bartender whom poker made a millionaire

Erik is one of the poker players who can say that poker has made him a millionaire. His aggressive play is very unpredictable which makes him a highly respected poker player on the tournament circuit. He was born on 19th Feb, 1982 in Masc, Canada but he calls Montreal his hometown.

This thirty-two years old poker player was a bartender before poker and he used to spend his spare time in basketball playing and weightlifting. But on 2000 he introduced to some home poker games by his brother and friends and competitive nature of poker stroked his competitive fire and finally he made poker his profession.

He played his first poker game on Sep, 2005 in Borgata poker open in Atlantic City where he finished at eighth place and cashed $11,070. But he won the final table at first on Dec 2006 in fifth annual five diamond world poker classic in L.A. where he achieved 1st prize of $430,730. He won his first WSOP bracelet on Sep 2009 in L.A. and cashed $172,572. Besides he has been runner-up in many of his played tournaments. He became 1st runner up on Jun, 2007 in WSOP where he cashed $483,755. And second time he became 1st runner up in WPT, sep 2007 where he cashed $225,000.

He visited WSOP circuit in Quebec, Gatineau 2013 where he finished at fourth position and cashed $6,716. Recently he travelled to 45th WSOP in which he earned $35,000. On Nov His big cash game held on Sep 2009 in EPT London where he became runner-up and cashed $129,766. He last played on WPT Borgata open in Atlantic City where he cashed $20,996. His total earning is $2,949,124. He won 41 cashes and two titles in his career. He got 15th rank in Canada all time money list. His Global poker index rank is 607th. His all time money list best rank is 211st.