Arnold Spee – Poker Player – PokerIce.com
• Name: Arnold Spee
• Current Residence: Agoura Hills, Calif.
During the year 2004, Arnold “SPAY” Spee was just a young poker player when he won a World Poker Tour episode.
In the 2005 World Poker Challenge at the Reno Hilton, Arnold won also with pocket jacks up opposite to pocket queens;
he possesses the shorter load and therefore faced being threw out.
Three veterans still finally on the panel; Arnold needed a jack to remain stay in the competition.
Arnord catch a jack; so, he was more convinced that destiny had decreed and he should win the WPT episode in 2005.
Despite the belief in destiny, reporters agreed that Arnold won the episode by playing excellent poker.
Certainly, he beatens a field of 361 performers that included a lot of the world’s most expert pros.
Mike Sexton said that Arnold’s playing at the finish table was extremely hard;
According to Sexton, Arnold kept away from dangerous plays and made the right actions at the right moments.
When they were still only 3 poker participants, Arnold was opposed to Phil Ivey and Blair Rodman.
At one time, Arnold strikes all-in on a board of 10-6-4-8-Q; Phil hesitatestook in making a decision and finally run away.
People were screaming “Show it! Show it!” to Arnold, who was forced to show pocket aces.
When Ivey was eradicated, Arnold and Blair played blinds and antes for one time, folding to each other’s wages.
When he saw a flop of 9s-7s-3c, Arnold wages out for $270,000. Blair played an all-in, and Arnold, finally called.
Blair appears with Kd-7s for middle pair, and Arnold had 4s-3s for bottom pair and a flush draw. Everything depended on the river now, since the turn card was a blank.
Arnold wanted a 3, 4 or any scoop to claim the win.
The river showed: 4d, giving Arnold two extra to abolish Blair.
In the 2005, and in addition of winning $663,880 World Poker Challenge, Arnold won a $25,000 place to the WPT World Championship, a sign, a silver watch, and an executive World Poker Tour poker chip position.
• His poker gaming has been commentated by Mike Sexton