Michael Watson, an online poker enthusiast won 2008 World Series Tour Bellagio Cup IV
Belagio, July 21, 2008 – Michael Watson online poker enthusiast won the 2008 World Series Tour Bellagio Cup IV. He came into the game with less success in 2008 World Series of Poker. He defeated his head up opponent David Benyamine. Among the other players in the final table includes poker masters Gabe Thaler, John Phan, Ralph Perry and Luke Staudenmaier.
What do you think a 10th placer in the WPT L.A. Poker Classic did to win the tournament and to bring home $1,673,770 of winning versus pokers master? May be some ounce of luck, determination and skill set he got from online poker games he won every now and then.
Michael Watson started slow, especially so, this is one of his few brick and mortar casino games. He kept his focus, thus upon entering the final table, he is poised at winning.
There are poker fans around that kept on cheering for Michael every time he would win a pot. Instead of being distracted, the cheering gave him more confidence.
This is the real brick and mortar casino; he has mastered poker from joining numerous online poker games and has actually won from Poker tournaments online.
Watson thinks that David is a tough heads up opponent and so do others in the final table but it did not give him chills. He is feeling lucky and the odds are with him.
Winning every pot brought him closer to his goal. Coming from online poker games, winning in the actual casino this summer will give him more confidence in joining as many poker tournaments in a brick and mortar casino.
For those who want to win as much as Watson has, it may help you learn the ropes of poker online. You may even join World Series while playing online. Look at where online poker brought Michael Watson.
Poker is not a game of chance. You will need to have skills in this game in order to win. You may get the skill from online poker; you may even play using free money if you are lucky.