aka Michael Bates, member since 05/31/2017

I’m a web developer that plays part-time primarily in online mtt’s. Before Black Friday I won over 50k on ft playing during undergrad. I played occasionally post school but have increased my volume on ignition recently and am up ~30k over the last year with 3 3k+ cashes in fields of 500 or more.

My live experience is more limited due to online adapting better to my work schedule. Nonetheless I’ve done well at occasional 2/5 and untracked dailies at Foxwoods.

I have yet to cash in 5 bracelet events I’ve played at the WSOP but have built solid stacks in several. I’ve felt confident in my edge vs the majority of tables I’ve drawn given my online experience and strong understanding of tournament dynamics.

ignition/bovada bi’s $20-$250 (bb’s as ptr4 doesn’t support full ignition tracking)

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Staking Package Status Created Total % Sold Markup ROI
WSOP #47A $1500 Monster Stack and others (No Markup) Completed 06/07/2017 3,600.00 50.0% 1.0000 -
WSOP #50A $1500 Monster Stack & $800 Deep Stack (No Markup) Completed 06/13/2019 2,300.00 50.0% 1.0000 194.5%