Toby Lewis

Toby Lewis is a British professional poker player from Hampshire, England. He has one European Poker Tour title and $4.3m in live tournament cashes including a win at EPT London in a £1,000 side event.[1]

Toby Lewis
Toby Lewis 2019.jpg
Toby Lewis in 2019
ResidenceHampshire, England
European Poker Tour
Title(s)1
Final table(s)1
Money finish(es)4
Information accurate as of 6 April 2011.

Poker careerEdit

Lewis began playing online poker on Pokerstars under the screen name "810ofclubs," later moving on to live games.[2] He had some success on the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour and made a runner-up finish at PKR Live 2009[3] before making his biggest score to date at EPT Vilamoura. In February 2013, Lewis finished 6th in the L.A Poker Classic for $194,000.

EPT VictoryEdit

In 2010, Lewis won the record-breaking European Poker Tour event in Vilamoura, Portugal. The 384-player field was a Portuguese record and Lewis earned €467,836 for beating a final table that included fellow UK poker pro Sam Trickett and former Manchester United footballer Teddy Sheringham.[4] In recognition of this, Lewis was nominated for "Rookie of the Year" at the European Poker Awards in 2011.[5]

Aussie Millions Main Event VictoryEdit

On 29 January 2018 Lewis beat out 800 players to win the 2018 Aussie Millions Main Event for $1,178,513. A deal was made between the final 3 players giving Lewis the lion's share of the prize money. This was the largest cash of Lewis's career and after another $1million-plus Aussie Millions the following year in 2019, this success moved him over $6.3 million in lifetime earnings.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hendon Mob database". Hendon Mob database. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Jake Cody and Toby Lewis Generation III". Bluff Europe. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Toby Lewis Hendon Mob database". Hendon Mob database. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Toby Lewis leads British conquest of EPT Vilamoura". Bluff Europe.
  5. ^ "European Poker Awards nominations announced". Bluff Europe.
  6. ^ "Toby Lewis Wins 2018 Aussie Millions Main Event". Cardplayer Magazine.