• Texas Holdem Poker Legends

    Stu is regarded by most to the finest No Limit Texas holdem Poker player ever.

    The 3 time World Poker Champion was born in New York in 1953 and started betting poker before becomming a teenager.

    The young gambler started out playing gin and at the age of 10 had won his primary gin tournament, while on holiday with his parents. By the time he turned 14 the little poker maestro had turned professional and dropped out of school.

    In ‘54 Stu entered the history books by succeeding $10,000 in a gin rummy tournament without dropping a single hand, a record which still appears in New York today.

    The fast talking wiz kid has been compared, in poker terms, to athletic superstars like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Stu had a real ability for wagering poker but despite his achievements in Texas holdem poker, he preferred betting gin.

    Stu once said that there may a few day be a improved NL Hold em gambler than him except he couldn’t see how anyone could ever be a greater gin gambler.

    In ‘80 Stu Ungar was put on the world map as one of the very best Hold em Poker gamblers in the entire world when he was crowned World Poker Champ for the very first time. Extraordinarily it was the 1st time he had entered the tournament.

    The right after year he put aside any thoughts that it had been luck, by successfully defending his title. And in ‘97 Stu set the record by winning his third World poker championship.

    But this poker legend also battled with drug abuse and a year after succeeding his 3rd title Stu Ungar past away in his hotel room. According to medical professionals, he had passed away from cardiac arrest which was triggered by his lifestyle.

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

     January 9th, 2011  Armani   No comments

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