A dynamic Global Poker player to catch the spotlight generally is live poker star and Washington local Mike Coombs, playing under the moniker “DarkKnight17.” notwithstanding a modest bunch of day by day competition wins at Global Poker and a current Rattlesnake Open occasion triumph for SC$3,560, Coombs gloats live competition accomplishment with not one, but rather two World Series of Poker last tables added to his repertoire.
Prior to his current online competition win, Coombs had explored his approach to heads up in three other Global Poker Championship Events — two Rattlesnakes and one Grizzly Games — before doing it again in Rattlesnake Open Event #12-H: NLHE $10,000 Guaranteed with a $110 purchase in. This time, though, he was able to close it out, even after history appeared to be repeating itself
Deep WSOP Runs
A primarily limit hold’em player who would prefer to play bigger mixed games if they were available in his area, Coombs made deep WSOP runs in back-to-back years in other games, speaking to his versatility.
In 2016, Coombs played in the $565 No Limit Hold’em Casino Employees Event, the principal occasion of the arrangement. He last tabled and completed in third place for $32,249. He bested that profession high money under two weeks after the fact when he brought down a $235 Rio Daily Deepstacks competition.
“Before the 2016 WSOP, I presently couldn’t seem to try and money an occasion, so simply getting the cash out of the blue was a help,” Coombs reviewed.
Coombs comprehends the amusement alright to perceive the part of positive fluctuation, a vital component to winning competitions. He particularly was all in for his competition life and behind with stash rulers versus take rulers on Day 2 of that one. He had acknowledged his destiny after no assistance went ahead the flounder or turn, yet he found a marvel ruler on the stream to twofold through.
Future in Poker
Coombs plans to play a full tournament schedule this summer, mostly targeting the $1,500 non-No Limit Hold’em events at the WSOP and similar events away from the Rio. While his main goal in poker is always to provide for his family, Coombs’ deep WSOP runs and continued success in the game fuel a bigger dream.