Brandon Riha poker recognition is ascribable to tapping into his potential and talent

Poker has evolved significantly in the last few decades to allow players more flexibility and latitude when venturing in high-profile events. Today, players can participate in cash games from the coziness of their home daybeds online, but this does not mean that live events are withering away.

In fact, the WSOP, WPT and EPT circuits continue to host live events where large field of entrants lock horns in tough elimination phases. Brandon who has played widely in the poker casinos has seen his resume scintillate midst fierce competition online and in live events where he has appeared several times.

On the online side, he was the winner of the FullTiltPoker $100 re-buy tournament that netted him $49,320. He also placed first in the BoDog Sunday Major while final tabling at the Cake Poker’s monthly event. However, he had won above $465,000 in the Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars prior to the vortex of the Black Friday crack down. Conversely, on live poker, he has played on the World Series of Poker where he has cashed twice.

Along these lines, he has also played at the Venetian DeepStacks Extravaganza where he has placed second once to pocket $44,265. He has won the IV $500 buyin tournament to squeeze out $33,357. Another event where he appeared to leave a mark is the Turning Stone Casino in the 2009 Madness event where he final tabled to place 8th in a $200 turbo to net $1,006. He later placed 4th in the East Coast Poker Championship tournament for $25,476 and also won the Fall Poker Classic in 2009 to garner $32,200. Recently in 2011, Brandon emerged second in the Festa $500 back-to-back tournament for a generous $13,385.

Weighing his resume, one cannot deny Brandon deserves thumbs up for his significant accomplishments that straddle different high-profile events.