Do you want to meet the best Spanish poker
players? Winners of the most prestigious events and tournaments, these players
have tasted success on more than one occasion.
Years and years of dedication and effort have
allowed them to accumulate hundreds of thousands of euros in their accounts, if
not a million. Young and dedicated players who have managed to take their skill
with cards to the highest levels.
Below, we introduce you to the best Spanish
poker players today.
In our country we have excellent poker players,
some of which have won more than one bracelet in the mythical and coveted World
Series of Poker championship and have pocketed large sums of money thanks to
their ability and skill with the cards.
We have left out in this list a good number of
players who, without a doubt, deserve to be included in a ranking of the best
Spanish poker players. We are referring to players of the stature of Ana
Márquez, considered the second-best Spanish poker player, Juan Manuel Pastor,
one of the great veterans and national references, or Lucas Blanco.
As a poker lover, you must know these great
names. Besides them, you can't forget the ones we mention below.
Considered an ace of national and international
poker, Adrian Mateos does not stop reaping success.
The last one in Monte Carlo, where Mateos added
1.4 million euros to his account. A figure that, although it may seem
stratospheric to the rest of us mortals, is still lower than the one he managed
to pocket last November at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas: 3.2 million
Big numbers have accompanied Adrian Mateos
since his beginnings. In his first real-money poker tournament, the San Martin
native won €32,699 and defeated no less than 300 players.
Thus, Mateos began a meteoric career that took
him to Enghien-les-Bains, a French town where he became the second youngest
poker player in history to win the WSOPE. Adrian Mateos was 19 years old and
pocketed €1,351,661 that day.
Today, his winnings amount to approximately 15
As the saying goes, God brings them up and they
stick together. Javier Gómez moved to the English capital several years ago,
where he lives with Adrián Mateos. Both national and international poker stars
divide their time between playing online poker and traveling around the world
reaping success in live tournaments.
Born in Salamanca, Javier Gómez is one of the
most famous and acclaimed professional poker players. His most famous victory
took place in the Maint Event of the WPT Prague of Partypoker, where he won a
prize of 175.000€, after paying a buy-in of 15.4000$.
Since her stellar performance at the Maint
Event of the World Series of Poker, poker player Leo Margets has positioned
herself as one of the most recognized figures of Spanish poker.
So much so that in the year 2021 the Catalan
got her WSOP bracelet, becoming the seventh Spanish figure to get the coveted
prize. Margets was the winner out of 1,900 players and took home a pot of
This graduate in Business Studies has become,
by her own merit, the number 1 Spanish poker player since she started her
career back in 2006. Currently, she combines her passion for poker with another
of her great passions: sports.
Only behind Adrián Mateos, Sergio Aido is
considered one of the best poker players at national level. His great fortune
is due to his ability and skill in poker, a game that has given him, in just
one event, a million and a half euros.
Like many other players, Aido started playing
poker in the hand of the variant par excellence: Texas Hold'em. It was 2009
when he, who was destined to become the champion of the PokerStars And
Monte-Carlo® Super High Roller, made his first contact with poker.
This player has confessed to be more fond of
cash tables than tournaments, which he considers really tough events where it
is very difficult to keep a cool head and a cool head at all times.
His fortune? Close to 13 million dollars.
Born in Valencia, Raul Mestre has conquered the
Spanish public by becoming the Spanish poker player with the most followers.
The poker events in which he has participated have given him a sum of
$1,020,417 of which $351,524 was won in a single poker tournament.
To talk about Mestre is to talk about the world
champion of the International Poker Federation. Today, he is a key figure in
the training of future professional players who come to his classes to learn
from one of the best Spanish poker players.
Professional poker players started in this
world driven by their passion, but they stay at the top because they understood
that poker is not a mere game of chance.
Skill, strategy, many hours of study, proper
management of your resources and a deep knowledge of yourself are just some of
the requirements that you have to fulfill to become a professional poker player.
Despite what you may think, behind the large
sums of money of the big prizes, there are men and women who have a great
theoretical background in probabilities and mathematical calculations that
allow them to make the right decisions.
In addition to this, they are very clear that
proper bankroll management is essential to prosper in poker. A bad bankroll
management could ruin the career of even the most brilliant player.
A good poker player will never let his emotions
rule him. The best players are well aware that there is a powerful enemy that
could affect them greatly: tilt.
Tilt corresponds to a state of anger,
frustration and rage that leads to a loss of control over the game. Recreational
or less experienced players often tilt after losing a hand or suffering a bad
Professional players know how to control their
emotions to recover from each hit and continue playing hands in a completely
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