In our Countdown to the 2014 WSOP Final Table-November Nine, we present to you Mr.Consistent of this years WSOP- Martin Jacobson. He finished the Day 1a of 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event as the chip leader and consistently continued his form to make his way to this year’s November Nine. Apart from him there are only two other Poker players – Joe Cada and Ben Lamb – who have done this since the concept of November Nine started in 2008. The 27 year old Swede leads the FT in career earnings and will be taking Seat 8 with a chip stack of 14,900,000 chips.
|Residence||London, United Kingdom|
|Live Tournament Earnings||$5,564,457|
Born on June 30th 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden, Martin Jacobson has now made his residence in London, United Kingdom and currently holds second at Sweden’s all-time money list wherein Chris Bjorin is first. Jacobson came into Poker scenes when he finished third in European Poker Tour Budapest €4,350 Main Event in 2008. Since then, i.e. ideally for past 6 years (since 2008), he has accumulated $4,807,316 through tournament winnings, however, this does not include the money that he has earned in deep run of WSOP 2014 Main Event.
Jacobson continued his success at European front as he collected two runner-up trophies at EPT. The first trophy out of these two came in August 2010, when he came second at EPT Vilamoura Main Event for €297,985 and the second came in when he was behind Lucien Cohen at EPT Deauville Main Event in January 2011 for €560,000.
The first cash of Jacobson with WSOP came in the year 2009 when he finished eighth in a no-limit Hold’em event of $1,500 for $65,486. Consistently he acquired the final table appearance at his second WSOP in 2009 $1,500 event for $183,345.
The list of some of the noticeable victories of this consistent Poker player is given below:
- 2014 World Series of Poker Event #32: $10,000 Six Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship; 7th Place: $66,382
- 2014 Aussie Millions, $25,000 Challenge; 4th Place: 285,921 AUD
- 2013 World Series of Poker Event #47: $111,111 One Drop High Rollers No-Limit Hold’em; 6th Place: $807,427
- 2012 World Series of Poker Event #49: $1,500 Ante-Only No Limit Hold’em; 169th Place: $3,549