2015 is upon us and plenty of interesting tournaments are scheduled for the upcoming months, with the highlight of this year being once again the World Series of poker Main Event. Or poker professionals are preparing for this competition and among those who have high expectations are those who made the final table in the previous edition. Martin Jacobson is the one who emerge victorious in 2014 and he’s entitled to be optimistic about what the new year will bring.
Obviously, the chances to win the trophy once again are stacked against him and even making a deep run could be a bridge too far. Meanwhile, he has plenty of money at his disposal after winning $10 million in Las Vegas last November, when he emerge victorious. The November 9 list feature the couple of professionals and plenty of omissions players, but it was Martin who want it all despite being less experienced than most of his counterparts.
Few players credited him with a chance at winning the tournament, but he managed to beat the odds and won an eight digit amount. He took his chances and played aggressive football in the final table, causing the elimination of two players, including one from United States. Americans were the most numerous at the final act of the competition, but the podium was dominated by Europeans, with all three positions being occupied by them.
The heads up was played between the Swedish poker player who eventually emerged victorious and Felix Stephenson from Norway. Jorryt van Hoof from the Netherlands was eliminated in the third-place and the complete list can be seen below:
|3||Jorryt van Hoof||Netherlands||$3,806,402|
|4||William Tonking||United States||$2,848,833|
|5||Billy Pappas||United States||$2,143,174|
|7||Dan Sindelar||United States||$1,235,862|
|9||Mark Newhouse||United States||$730,725|
There will be plenty more tournaments this year before the WSOP starts all over again in late May, therefore players will have their fair chances to consolidate their bankrolls. Over the Internet, the action is every bit as intense and poker rooms run special promotions aimed both and amateur players and professionals.