2010 | #TBT Scott Clements wins prelim at Wynn Classic

Scott Clements has a total of 17 victories on the live tournament circuit, including a pair of World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour title. One of those 17 victories came on this very day, in 2010. It was in Las Vegas at the 2010 Wynn Classic where Clements would earn career victory #11 in the $545 Omaha Hi/Lo event, defeating Hassan Kanoei heads-up for the title. The Washington native would win the…

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2006 | #TBT Nam Le wins WPT Bay 101

It was on this very day, 10 years ago, where Nam Le became a shooting star winning the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star in San Jose, defeating Ravi Udayakumar heads-up for the first major championship of his career. Le has collected four other WPT final tables so far in his career, including a return to a final table at the Bay 101 Shooting Star in 2014. Fab Five | 2006 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star 1. Nam Le (USA),…

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2012 | #TBT Mickey Petersen wins EPT Copenhagen

We take you back to this day in 2012 where online poker sensation Mickey Petersen would secure the EPT Copenhagen Main Event title in his native Denmark. Petersen would beat now November Niner Pierre Neuville heads-up for the title which was, at the time, the first of his career. He has since won three other times on the circuit. Fab Five | EPT Copenhagen Main Event 1. Mickey Petersen (DEN), $444,595 2. Pierre Neuville (BEL), $282,843 3. Bjarke…

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95/96 | Back to the 90s with Minneapolis Jim, Miami John

It’s a double-dose of #TBT today as a pair of legendary names in the game would win L.A. Poker Classic prelim events on this very day in back-to-back years. First to 1995 where Minneapolis Jim Meehan would earn his very first tournament victory, winning the $500 buy-in Limit Hold’em event. WPT television fans will remember Meehan, a 2003 WSOP bracelet winner, at the 2004 WPT Mirage Poker Showdown final table. 1996 saw the presentation of the…

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2003 | #TBT Mike Sexton wins Euro Finals Heads-Up title

Time flies when you’re having fun! We take you back 13 years in this #TBT where Mike Sexton was the man of the hour in beautiful Paris, France. Playing the 2003 Euro Finals of Poker at the historic Aviation Club de France, Sexton would defeat English legend John Duthie in the final match of the European Heads-Up Championship earning what was, at the time, the 24th tournament victory of his career. Fab Five Four | 2003…

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2010 | #TBT William Reynolds wins on the NAPT

It was a battle of Wills on this day in 2010 as William Reynolds would get the best of Will Molson heads-up to win the second-ever event on the North American Poker Tour (NAPT), the PCA High Roller event. The win remains his only win on the live tournament circuit. The man originally from Iowa has won just under $1.7M in online tournaments according to our friends over at PocketFives. Fab Five | 2010 NAPT PCA…

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2014 | #TBT Stephen Graner wins EPT Prague

We don’t have to go far back for this #TBT post as it was one year ago today that Stephen Graner would make his way to the Czech Republic and win the EPT Prague Main Event for the first major of his poker career. Graner has since earned 10 more scores on the circuit, including a 255th place in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event this past summer in Las Vegas. Fab Five | 2014 EPT Prague Results 1….

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