The World Series of Poker deserves ascription as the most significant tournament that has now gained momentum globally. The circuit tournaments have been a leeway for many determined players to climb up the ladder of success a notch up higher. Layne Flack is among the most excellent players who have showcased their skills at the WSOP where he has minted six bracelets. His name came to the fore of the poker industry as the “Back-to-Back Flack upon winning twin successive Legends of Poker tournaments in 1999. He went ahead to resuscitate the same accomplishments three years down the line in 2002 and 2003 tournaments. However, a close glimpse at his poker C.V reveals he has concentrated on the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour where he has won venerable accolades.
At the WSOP, his bracelets have come consecutively, beginning with the WSOP 1999 $3,000 PL hold’em that gave him a bracelet as well as $224,400. Later, he clinched twin bracelets in 2002, in the $2,000 NLHE along $303,880 and the $1,500 NLHE where he wrung out $268,020. The following year, he left no chances as he went ahead to clinch WSOP twin bracelets again in the $2,500 Omaha High-Low Split and the $1,500 PL Omaha with Rebuys for $120,000 and $577,725 respectively.
This does not mean he has not finished in the money or cashed at the WSOP as he has made several appearances. Conversely, at the World Poker Tour, Flack has left an indelible mark with his array of excellent plays. He first played at the WPT in 2002 when he played at the World Poker Finals to place second for $186,900 and eventually emerged winner of the Invitational Tournament to take home $125,000.
In a nutshell, Flack features an enviable poker resume, placing second in the 2004 UltimateBet Poker Classic to wring out $500,000. In the 2008 Legend of Poker, he placed eighth where he wrung out $105,060.