Hold’em Poker Masters

Thursday, 25. November 2010

Stu Ungar is considered by many to the finest NL Hold em Poker player ever.

The 3 time World Poker Champion was born in New York in 1953 and began playing poker prior to reaching his teens.

The young bettor began wagering gin and at the age of ten had won his very first gin tournament, while on vacation with his mother and father. By the age of fourteen the small poker genius had turned pro and stopped going to school.

In 1954 Stu entered the record books by succeeding ten thousand dollars in a gin tournament without sacrificing a single hand, a record which still stands in New York today.

The quick speaking superstar has been compared, in poker terms, to athletic superstars like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Stu Ungar had a actual talent for betting poker but despite his successes in Holdem poker, he favored wagering gin.

Stu once said that there may a few day be a greater No Limit Texas hold em gambler than him but he could not see how anyone could ever be a better gin player.

In ‘80 Stu Ungar was put on the global map as one of the finest Texas hold’em Poker players in the earth when he was crowned World Poker Champ for the very first time. Extraordinarily it was the 1st time he had played in the tournament.

The subsequent year he put aside any thoughts that it had been luck, by effectively protecting his crown. And in ‘97 Stu set the record by winning his 3rd World poker championship.

Except this poker master also struggled with substance abuse and a year following succeeding his 3rd title Stu Ungar past away in his hotel room. According to medical professionals, he had died from a cardiac event which was triggered by his lifestyle.

Stu Ungar had began with nothing except his skill and expertise for the casino game which made this poker wonderful a millionaire a lot of times over.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.