Maxim Lykov Also Joins Team PokerStars Pro

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2010. October 11.
<a href="http://www.rakerace.com/poker-rooms/pokerstars/"><strong><em>PokerStars</em></strong></a> is rather active signing newer and newer pros, <a href="http://www.rakerace.com/news/poker-girls/liv-boeree-becomes-pokerstars-pro/">signing with Liv Boeree</a> almost 2 weeks ago, they revealed their latest addition to the elite <em>Team PokerStars Pro</em>, the russian pro player, <strong>Maxim Lykov</strong>.
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Max Lykov

The russian poker pro, Max 'decay' Lykov studied engineering in Moscow. During his student years, he deposited 2x$40, which he built into a huge bankroll by now. He started playing live poker since 2009, and became ultimately successful in it, his total live poker winnings almost reach $1 million. He started by winning the Red Sea Poker Cup in Egypt scoring $70,000. One month later he finished third at the $5,000 No Limit Hold’em Shootout during the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas for $145,000, followed by his EPT Kijev win for $468,504.

Lykov continued his good series this year, winning the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $1.000 NLHE tournament, the Partouche Poker Tour Cannes €780 NLHE Short Handed contest, finishing 5th at EPT Monte Carlo €5.000 NLHE Heads Up game, 13th at EPT Snowfest, and finishing in the money at several WSOP events.

"He’s now determined to prove himself as being the best poker player Russia has ever produced, and says he hopes to win more EPT titles and a bunch of World Series bracelets in the years to come. Maxim is a member of Team PokerStars Pro and plays online using the screen name ‘Maxim Lykov’." - According to PokerStars.

If you want find out more about him you can visit his newly added page at PokerStars.

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