Leo Fernandez

Self-taught and winning

I started playing at poker at the age of 19. I was already a professional backgammon player at the club where I used to play. There were people at the club who played poker, so I decided to participate and learn on my own. I consider myself self-taught at the game. Over the years, I've learned a lot...more

by Leo Fernandez on February 27, 2013 6:51 AM

I'm a good poker player. Can I become a pro?

This blog post is for you: good players with good results on the Internet and occasional live tournaments or online tournaments where you have performed well. You have good results and you play better than the others. Is that enough to try to go further? Can you become a professional? Can you live ...more

by Leo Fernandez on December 21, 2012 7:38 AM

How I won LAPT Panama

I arrived in Panama with a lot of expectations. Every time I'm about to play a tournament on the Latin American Poker Tour, I have faith. Don't ask me why, but this time I felt something special. Something big was about to happen. The first day found me sharing a table with my countryman Christian...more

by Leo Fernandez on November 16, 2012 7:47 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT Barcelona

Congratulations to John Juanda, winner of the EPT Main Event and €1,022,593

Congratulations also to Mustapha Kanit, winner of the €10,000 High Roller event and €738,759

Other big festival winners included:

Martin Finger, who won the One-Day €25K High Roller, and €865,900.

Sylvain Loosli who won the €50K Super High Roller and €1,224,000.

Mario Lopez, who won the Estrellas Main Event and €408,000

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