The rise of poker circuits with a global bent has enabled talented players to leverage their potential at high-stakes tournaments. David Benyamine is a French player whose eminence in the poker industry derives from his outstanding performance on home soil and abroad.
He is currently based in the poker hub, Las Vegas, Nevada. He has played widely in the World Poker Tour and the World Series of Poker events and also participates in online-based games. His resume is an impeccable piece for wannabe poker enthusiasts who are willing to start from scratch.
On the WPT, he has final tabled four times in open tournaments. In 2003 at the Grand Prix de Paris Season II where he placed first to rake in €357,200, later the following year he played at the L.A Poker Classic Season II emerging 6th for $132,355 and recently in the 2008 Bellagio Cup 4 Season VII where he was second for $840,295. At the 2010 World Poker Tour Championship Season VIII, he managed a fourth position to net $329,228.
Also notable is his win of the World Poker Tour Battle of Champions 2 Invitational tournament defeating a table that hosted Hoyt Corkins, Phil Laak as well as Mel Judah. Benyamine specializes heavily on cash games, in 2008, he final tabled four times at the WSOP clinching a gold bracelet in the $10,000 Omaha High-Low Split for a whacking $535,687. He has also ventured in online poker where he has performed with excellence and is a shrewd pot-limit Omaha guru.
In 2010 hitherto, his overall live events earnings were above $4,500,000 with his ten cashes at the World Series of Poker account for roughly $1,206,561. His plethora earnings and fewer titles show players can venture into the fiercely competitive poker games to rake in colossal amounts while cementing their reputation.