Hold em Poker Masters

Stu is regarded by many to the greatest No Limit Holdem Poker player ever.

The 3 time World Poker Champion was born in New York in ‘53 and began wagering poker before reaching his teens.

The young gambler began playing gin and at the age of 10 had won his primary gin tournament, while on vacation with his parents. By the time he turned fourteen the small poker maestro had become a pro and stopped going to school.

In 1954 Stu Ungar entered the record books by succeeding 10 grand in a gin rummy tournament without sacrificing a single hand, a record which still remains in New York today.

The fast talking superstar has been likened, in poker terms, to sporting superstars like Joe Namath and Kobe Bryant. Stu Ungar had a real talent for playing poker except regardless of his successes in Hold em poker, he favored betting gin.

Stu once said that there might several day be a improved No Limit Hold em gambler than him but he couldn’t see how anyone could ever be a greater gin player.

In 1980 Stu was put on the global map as one of the ideal Texas holdem Poker gamblers in the planet when he was crowned World Poker Champion for the first time. Astonishingly it was the very first time he had played in the tournament.

The subsequent year he dismissed any thoughts that it had been a fluke, by successfully defending his crown. And in 1997 Stu set the record by succeeding his 3rd World poker championship.

Except this poker master also fought with drug abuse and a year right after winning his 3rd title Stu Ungar died in his hotel room. According to medical doctors, he had died from a cardiac event which was brought on by his lifestyle.

Stu Ungar had started with practically nothing except his ability and expertise for the casino game which made this poker excellent a millionaire several times over.

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