Poker industry: rapid growth
Matt Matros, a twenty-six year old student, has become a most discussed person in a poker community. Recently he has been a Party Poker qualifier who finished third at prestigious competition, published Onlinecasinonews.com. Matt booked himself a seat at the World Poker Tour with the help of PartyPoker.com and finally collected $706,903.
Matt was not a rookie for gambling theme. As a graduate student in fiction writing at American Sarah Lawrence College he has written a book about poker. He assumes online punters to be more advanced in playing card games than notorious renowned professionals.
“Sometimes the right hand is not the traditional hand,” he explains. “Traditionally, if you have the best hand, you raise or call and then fold if you don’t. But if you learn online at sites like PartyPoker.com, you’ll soon figure out that it’s more about the odds and the range of cards in the hand. It’s really about your equity, not about the best or worst hand.”
Matt has never won more than $5000 dollars playing poker is thrilled at his performance. “I still can’t wrap my head around making it to the final table,” he said. “It’s just a dream come true. With my best friend and poker mentor sitting in the very seat next to me – what are the odds of that happening? It’s just unbelievable.”
A new study by Ladbrokes reveals the true future of online poker.
Apparently the popularity of online poker has grown six fold in the last year, and it seems like its still on the rise. A new study by a bookmaker Ladbrokes reveals the true future of Poker