Alex “Kanu7” Millar, a British poker professional, lost around US$ 430000 over the last 7 days on PokerStars, as per to tracking data from the HighstakesDB. It was the 2nd week of the year where he lost a 6-figure amount.
He is down over US$ 500000 on 2016 till now, after logging around 11700 hands till Friday. Alex is still a US$ 2.7 million winner on PokerStars lifetime. In 2015, Millar stated that he would not carry on endorsing this brand following the controversial alterations to the VIP rewards curriculum.
Accounts which won the most on the week were wilhasha ($94,301), d2themfi ($118,158), Cobus83 ($132,183), WRUUUUM ($135,000), and Educa-p0ker ($435,000). Well known poker professionals who had little victories on the week include Mike “gordo16” Gorodinsky, Rafi “refaelamit” Amit and Mikael “ChaoRen160” Thuritz.
Educa-p0ker was the top winner thanks to winning 4 largest hands. At US$200-US$400 No-limit Hold’em, he/she won 2 pots worth US$ 80,000 as well as 2 that were around US$ 100000. But, on the other side, Ronny “1-ronnyr3” Kaiser (-$314,000), donthnrmepls (-$88,000), Ravenswood13 (-$73,000) and TILTMENOT (-$202,000) dropped the most over the last 7 days.
Meanwhile, the family members and friends of poker player Richard Cole are worried after he went missing in Netherlands. Cole is an experienced traveler and he had been drinking in the capital city of Neatherlands with a few new people who he had recently met. His girlfriend, Alicia Marie, tried to reach to her boyfriend via text message and via Apple Facetime, but nothing worked out.