Hans Martin Vogl
Hans Martin Vogl is indeed a very successful online SNG player, whose main focus is on 6-handed games. Hans Martin Vogl started playing poker from the summer of 2004. The game fascinated him when he watched a televised poker tournament and was instantly addicted.. He started playing poker when he injured himself in a soccer game in July 2004. He had ruptured his crucial ligament and had to stay at home. That is the time he downloaded a poker game from a poker site and got addicted to it. His initial training started by reading lots of books, analyzing hand histories, discussing hands with mates and by watching other player’s games. In the beginning he was a breakeven player at low limits. He deposited winnings from sports betting arbitrage to his betting account and started playing online poker with that. From there started the story of winnings and continues today.
Once he mastered his skills online, Hans Martin Vogl started playing live poker tournaments in his native country of Germany where he developed an impressive record. Suddenly the game of poker became his passion and he decided to broaden his horizon. In 2006 he went to Singapore for the Betfair Asian Poker Tour. He bagged the 7th place out of more than 300 competitors in $4.8k No-Limit ‘em main event and took home over $58K.
At age 32, he completed his studies in political science and is in the German professional team of Full Tilt Poker. Hans Martin Vogl says that the key to his success is hard work, patience, being even- tempered, cool, persistent, fast, self-disciplined and lots of practice. He usually plays online poker on Full Tilt Poker, Betfair Poker, PokerStars, PartyPoker and Classic Poker. He used to play Sit ‘n’ Gos (SNGs) at the beginning of his career where he played up to 10 tables at the same time. His favorite SNGs are six max since he likes the action in shorthanded game. He also likes to play NLH cash and MTTs.
In the 2007 Aussie Millions, he proved his effort and skills were excellent and took the 5th place in $10K No-Limit Hold ‘em main event, earning $318K. Hans Martin Vogl plays only in major tournaments and has so far cashed in 4 large live events. He came 7th and won $58,300 in the BAPT in Singapore in Nov 2006. The star prize was collected by him in Jan 2007 in Melbourne where he came 5th and won a whopping $320,000 in the Aussie Millions, as mentioned earlier.
Hans Martin Vogl’s favorite player is Gus Hansen against whom he played at the Aussie Millions for 2 days. According to Hans Martin Vogl poker is 100% skill and 50% luck. He believes that bankroll management is very essential for a successful online poker player.
Hans Martin Vogl started playing poker just as a past time while he was injured whilst playing soccer. Little did he know that just by watching a poker tournament, poker would become one of the most important things for him in his life. He went with his instinct and pursued poker. He has participated in many international games and has made a great name for himself thus far.
Hans Martin Vogl is always very controlled and patient. His poker game is a reflection of who he is. Vogl has been a winner in almost all the games that he has played. Even when losing, he knows to re-analyze his game and find out how to become a winner. He is an even-tempered and fast player who considers all his options before choosing the right one. This self- disciplined person is never shy to talk to his fans or give interviews.
Common Misspellings: Hans Vogel, Hans Marten Vogl, Hans Marten Vogel, Hans Vogal, Hans Vogol
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