Mike Watson (poker player)

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Michael Watson
Mike Watson.jpg
Mike Watson in 2016
Nickname(s) SirWatts, SirBusket
Residence St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Born 1984 (age 33–34)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Money finish(es) 8
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
589th, 2013
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 2
European Poker Tour
Title(s) 1

Michael Watson (born 1984) is a Canadian professional online poker player from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador who won a World Poker Tour title in July 2008.[1] He also finished 2nd in the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em – Mixed Max (Event #58) of the 2014 World Series of Poker.

On July 11, 2014, Mike Watson is ranked #24 on the Global poker index (he ranked as high as #2 in June 2013) [2]

World Poker Tour[edit]

Watson was the winner of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Bellagio Cup IV, in A final table made up of Gabriel Thaler, John Phan, Ralph Perry, fellow professional online poker player Luke "IWEARGOGGLES" Staudenmaier and David Benyamine who Watson defeated during heads-up play to take the title, bracelet and $1,673,770.[1]

As of 2014, his total live tournament winnings exceed $7,200,000.[3]

European Poker Tour[edit]

Watson finished 3rd in 2008 EPT London High Roller Showdown, taking home $422,750. The final table included notable professionals Jason Mercier, John Juanda, Scotty Nguyen, David Benyamine, and Isabelle Mercier.[4]

He won the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in 2016 for over $700,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rodriguez, Julio (2008-07-18). "WPT: Michael "SirWatts" Watson Wins the Bellagio Cup IV". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2008-07-18.
  2. ^ Mike Watson's GPI profile
  3. ^ "CardPlayer.com – Player Database – Results for Michael Watson". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
  4. ^ "2008 PokerStars.com EPT London – Season V – High Roller Showdown – Event 7 – Poker tournament results, including winners and their payouts and winnings". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2012-07-14.

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