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How Andrew Wayman Turned $11 Into $36,500 at the PCA
There are 24 players left in the 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Main Event with the poker world buzzing about retired Brazilian football legend and current PokerStars SportsStar Ronaldo's deep run ending with a 26th place finish, along with who will ultimately win the tournament for the $1,491,580 top prize.
The PokerStars blog titled PCA 2015: Andrew Wayman out, turning $11 into $36,560 discusses another interesting story of how Andrew Wayman invested some pocket change into an online qualifier which ultimately resulted in a 30th-place finish at the PCA Main Event along with a nice payday.
This story is one many of us can relate and strive for. While Wayman fell short of hitting a seven-digit payday, $36,560 and a week in the world-class Atlantis Resort and Casino in the Bahamas for $11 is something many players would be glad for.
Discover on the PokerStars blog how Andrew Wayman turned $11 into a huge payday.
Dermot Blain's Poker Goals
If you haven't set your personal and poker goals for 2015 yet, you may want to read the Full Tilt blog titled Goals, Goals, Goals by Dermot Blain.
Dermot Blain, who is currently ranked in fifth place on Ireland's All Time Money leaderboard on the Hendon Mob, understands it is best to have a plan of what you want out of your year and do you best to achieve your goals.
Some of his personal goals include quitting his coffee habit and increase exercise. His poker goals include always playing his "A" game and being a better student of the game.
Head to the Full Tilt blog to read more about Dermot Blain's 2015 goals and perhaps also get inspiration for yourself to do the same.
Playing a Short Stack
Partypoker is once again giving free poker lessons on a blog titled Playing A Short Stack in Tournaments. Finding yourself with a short stack in a multi-table tournament or sit-and-go is a situation every tournament player will find themselves in.
Josef Rantamaki outlines three main points on different ideas about what to do the next time you find yourself with a short stack with the most important point perhaps being to never give up.
Learn more on the partypoker blog about Josef Rantamaki's short stack strategy.