#134 Martin Jacobson: WSOP ME Champion & $17 Million+ in Live MTT Cashes

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Today’s guest on the Chasing Poker Greatness podcast is Martin Jacobson who has racked up over $17 million in poker cashes in his live MTT career.
Some of his career highlights include:
- Winning the 2014 WSOP ME for $10,000,000. Hard to top this one on the highlight reel.
- An $800k score at the 2013 $111,111 buy-in One Drop for $807k.
- And a $762k runner-up finish at the 2011 EPT Deauville Main Event.
If you’ll notice, Martin’s WSOP ME victory came AFTER his other two largest scores which means dude’s been operating on an extremely high level for a very long time and it also begs the question…
How does conquering the Mount Everest of poker challenges affect your motivation moving forward? Martin shares his thoughts about how he stayed hungry in our conversation as well as revealing just how razor-close his poker career was to never happening at all.
In today’s episode, you’re going to learn:
- How getting ghosted might be one of the biggest blessings to ever happen to Martin.
- The story of Martin’s fateful WSOP ME run.
- What the future holds for the Great Martin Jacobson.
- And much, MUCH more!
So without any further ado I bring to you one of the top players of his generation and an amazing, amazing human being … the 2014 WSOP Main Event World Champion Martin Jacobson.
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