The poker heroes’ book may have a dearth of Irish based players; however, the exceptional performance illustrated by Andrew Black is intriguing. Black has played at the WSOP, municipal events and regional tournaments where he has left an indelible mark.
His resume also intimates he has successfully earned substantial amounts of money for his participation. Undoubtedly, he boasts a formidable poker career that would be an ideal footprint for a player seeking to jump on the gambling bandwagon to plough in earnings. He has also finished in the money on the EPT and the WPT. A close look at his resume unveils a string of winning
In 2006, Black final tabled the Tournament of Champions but placed fifth to net $100,000. Black shone spectacularly in the 2007 pot-limit Omaha tournament placing 2nd and 3rd in the NLHE Aussie Millions, Melbourne for $750,000.
At the European Poker Tour Grand Final, Monte Carlo, he performed incredibly well to place 7th while pocketing $320,000. In 2007, he went ahead to win the Irish Open pot-limit Omaha where he bested Michael Greco in a heads-up battle. At the 2007 World Series of Poker, he had two in the money finishes in pot-limit Omaha to place 7th and 11th. In 2008, he defeated Roland De Wolfe in a heads-up confrontation to emerge winner of the Premier League Poker 2 for a fortuitous $250,000. He also placed 16th in the World Poker Tour World Poker classic that gave him $105,525 and got three cashes in the WSOP.
Between 2010 and 2013, his career saw deep runs when he appeared in the Irish Poker Open to place 10th and 8th in 2011 and 2012 respectively. In 2014 hitherto, his overall live tournament earnings were beyond $4,425,000. His twenty-four cashes at the World Series of Poker account for $2,189,351of the total earnings.