Date: 6 months ago   Category: Poker

Love in the help: Alex Foksen and Kristen Biknell are in the lead in prestigious poker rating


The American and the Canadian meet several years and can cause a stir in the rating of GPI, having become the best among men and women Successful couples in the poker world not a rarity. To take for example the British to Liv Borja and the German with the Russian roots Igor Kurganov or American Jason Mercier and his wife Natascia Barbour (Mercier). But so that also he and she at the same time headed prestigious rating, is a case extraordinary. It is about American Alex Foksen and his girl Canadian Kristen Biknell. They came to the leading roles in the rating of Global Poker Index which as many professionals consider, is the most fair criterion of poker achievements. At the moment Alex heads this rating for 2018, having left behind such successful players of this year as Justin Bonomo and Stephen Chidvik. And his girlfriend goes the 16th in the overall ranking, but heads the list among women. Foksen this year has won nearly $4 million prize-winning in offline tournaments and quite often got to prizes. And victories in a tournament of superkhayroller to Macau and success in the Main event of a recent series in Britain which have brought him almost one million dollars everyone became the largest for him. In total for career the American has won more than $6,5 million in live poker tournaments. As for his beloved, she didn't linger too. Prize-winning at Kristen is a little more modest: the best achievement — $279,000 for a victory in one of large tournaments in Macau. Also this year she has taken the second place in a tournament with prize fund of $1,000,000. The tournament took place in Las Vegas, and Kristen's guy has won him …. Having remained together, they have divided $200,000 of each, and $39,000 more has got to the champion. Biknell already became the best girl of rating of GPI last year and is close to repeating it achievements. And for Alex if nobody overtakes him in the next two months, such solid result will be the first in career. Read also: The world champion and poker veteran Greg Reymer presented the book strategy

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