Vitaly Lunkin

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Vitaly Lunkin
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Vitaly Lunkin at the 2008 World Series of Poker
Residence Moscow, Russia
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Final table(s) 5
Money finish(es) 25
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
46th, 2013
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) None
European Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 6
Information accurate as of 24 September 2013.

Vitaly Lunkin (born in Moscow, Russia) is a Russian professional poker player who has won two World Series of Poker bracelets.

WSOP[edit]

Vitaly Lunkin started playing at the WSOP in 2006, finishing 829th in the Main Event. In 2008 he won his first bracelet, winning the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event and earning $629,417.

In the following year, he won his second bracelet and $1,891,018 in the $40,000 No Limit Hold'em 40th Anniversary event and finished second to Matt Graham in the $10,000 World Championship Pot-limit Omaha event for $419,832.

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2008 $1,500 No Limit Hold'em $629,417
2009 $40,000 No Limit Hold'em - 40th Anniversary event $1,891,018

Other Poker Activities[edit]

Vitaly Lunkin is the winner of the Russian Poker Tour Moscow.[1]

He also works as a professional poker trainer and coach in Moscow.[2]

As of 2013, his total live tournament winnings exceed $5,500,000.[3] His twenty-five cashes at the WSOP account for $3,768,193 of those earnings.[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://rpt.pokeroff.ru/blog/note/97366/
  2. ^ http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/vitaly-lunkin Vitaly Lunkin at FullTiltPoker
  3. ^ The Hendon Mob profile
  4. ^ WSOP earnings