Mike Watson (poker player)
Mike Watson in 2016
|Residence||St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Born||1984 (age 33–34)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
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. He also finished 2nd in the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em – Mixed Max (Event #58) of the 2014 World Series of Poker.
World Poker Tour
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.
As of 2014, his total live tournament winnings exceed $7,200,000.
European Poker Tour
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.
He won the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in 2016 for over $700,000.
- Rodriguez, Julio (2008-07-18). "WPT: Michael "SirWatts" Watson Wins the Bellagio Cup IV". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2008-07-18.
- Mike Watson's GPI profile
- "CardPlayer.com – Player Database – Results for Michael Watson". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
- "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.