Rob Akery

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Rob Akery
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Nickname(s) Vaga_Lion
Residence Bristol
Born (1986-03-15) March 15, 1986 (age 28)
World Poker Tour
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) $169,930
European Poker Tour
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) $423,258

Rob Akery (1986) is a professional poker player from Bristol, UK.

Career[edit]

Akery started playing poker in 2004, and went professional in 2005. Rob started playing poker aged 18 after receiving a $5 transfer into his account from a friend.[1] Aged 21, Akery played his first World Series Poker Main Event. As of 2011, Akery was reported to have accumulated total live tournament winnings of $ 1,256,194.[2][3]

Despite his large success at poker tournaments, Rob Akery is mainly an online high stake cash game player.[1] While his total winnings across the different online poker sites are unknown, he is reported to have won over $1.1 million since October 2010 alone on PokerStars, according to HighStakes Poker Database [1] and $177,816 from the online Pokerstars Sunday Million tournament on the 4-6-2008.[4]

Age of Mythology[edit]

Akery was previously one of the top players of Age of Mythology and was at one stage ranked as the world's top player.[5]

Tournaments Overiew[edit]

[3]

Date Event Place Prize
Nov 2007 GBPT Grand Final 2nd $99,828
Jan 2008 Crown Aussie Millions Championship 9th $184,036
June 2008 Online Pokerstars Sunday Million 1st $177,816
Dec 2008 Grand Final - Great British Poker Tour 2nd $103,236
Sept 2009 London Open PokerStars EPT - Season 6 4th $26,222
Jul 2010 Bellagio Cup VI/ WPT Season 9 5th $169,930
May 2011 PokerStars EPT Madrid - Season 7 2nd $129,752
Oct 2011 Pokerstars EPT London / Season 8 / UKIPT /Season 2 3rd $359,121

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Vaga_Lion on Pokerstars - Poker Player Rob Akery". Highstakesdb.com. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  2. ^ "Rob Akery's Poker Statistics: Hendon Mob Poker Database". Pokerdb.thehendonmob.com. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  3. ^ a b Daniel Negreanu. "Rob Akery - Poker Player Profile". Pokerpages.com. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  4. ^ "PokerStars Sunday Tournament Results (4-6-2008)". PokerStarsBlog.com. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  5. ^ Plunkett, Luke (28 June 2012). "Former Age of Mythology Star Now Makes a Killing Playing Pro Poker". Kotaku.com. Retrieved 2013-10-11.