Martin Rettenmaier won WPT Merit Cyprus Classic main event last night and became the first person in history to win back-to-back World Poker Tour main event titles. Not many could see this coming two days ago, when Day 4 started with 18 players and Rettenmaier had one of the smallest stacks...
But he fought very well during Day 4 and turned his 200k stack into massive 2 million chips and made it [...] Read more » WPT Merit Cyprus Classic: Marvin Rettenmaier Creates History!
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 37 (M)
I had a loto f expectation on this guy: after transforming his 200k stack in a 2 million one, he showed he was concentrated on what he is doing. I think it was yesterday that i wrote in a fórum about the difficulty in changing strategy when we are lo won stack and start going all-in with any good hand, because after starting, most probably is we don’t know how or when to stop doing it. But Martin Rettenmaier, who probably applied this strategy to reach the 2 million chips, sure have known when to give it a break and return to the book strategy.
Joined: May '08
Age: 33 (M)
well the fact that he created history tells it all- really tons of players tried this before him and failed- therefore he is either the luckiest dude on the tables or he is the best tournament player in the world- imho it's a combination of skill and luck that helped him out...great achievement non the less...
Big comeback....its like joe cada's ,main event comeback after having the shortest stack in the table....this stories of comebacks are really good to hear....will this one has been very big and history....good poker, luck and luck and luck....