Marcin Horecki

The blessed give back

As poker professionals, we are blessed. We have a great job with flexible hours. We are clear thinkers with open minds who are able to use those skills to our advantage. Unfortunately, not all people are in this position. Some people are more likely to get sick. Some are stricken with poverty from t...more

by Marcin Horecki on February 12, 2014 5:24 AM

Why you should join me at the 2014 PCA

Next month, I'll be making my fifth trip to the Bahamas for the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. At this point, it's hard to imagine January without it. While most of the world is covered with snow, it's a perfect 25 degrees Celsius on Paradise Island. The Atlantis Resort is fantastic and there is so...more

by Marcin Horecki on December 20, 2013 9:24 AM

Mountain Man

My nickname, "Goral" means, "person living in the mountains" in Polish. And although this story isn't related to my nickname, it happened on a mountain. When I was in secondary school, I was on the national alpine skiing team. We used to practice during the summer and autumn and because there are ...more

by Marcin Horecki on November 20, 2013 7:01 AM

Free advice for first-time depositors

As a former financial advisor, I take a very rational, conservative approach to poker. Although I have the bankroll to play higher buy-ins, I specifically choose to play mid-stakes. I play smaller because it's in my comfort zone and I have a higher rate of return because I'm going against weaker pla...more

by Marcin Horecki on August 1, 2013 6:34 AM

For the love of Deauville

The EPT is visiting Deauville, France and I wanted to tell you all why it's my favorite stop on the tour. I love Deauville because it's a very peaceful town, especially in winter. In summer, it's a busy sea resort in the north of France, but in winter it's actually quite empty. It seems like poker p...more

by Marcin Horecki on February 6, 2013 7:43 AM

Tales of a go-kart champion

In my opinion, one of the greatest innovations on the EPT in recent seasons has been the EPT Concierge. It's a service that helps players set up non-poker activities and excursion while they're at EPT events - things like restaurants, golfing, and other fun, local activities - often for discounted r...more

by Marcin Horecki on November 29, 2012 6:18 AM

How I become the MicroMillions Player of Series winner

I am a big fan of all the tournament series on PokerStars. WCOOP, SCOOP and TCOOP have always been big successes and I try my best to get as good results as possible. When I first heard of MicroMillions my first thought was its another great idea but I assumed that I would probably not play as man...more

by Marcin Horecki on March 29, 2012 6:22 AM

WCOOP 2010: Giving the fish (in Finland) a miss

by Marcin Horecki The PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is THE event for all online poker players. You will not find any bigger, better and more exciting tournament poker series anywhere else! Starting on September 5th on PokerStars and lasting for three weeks there will be 62 t...more

by Simon Young on August 24, 2010 12:59 AM

WCOOP: Horecki enjoying first Team Pro WCOOP

by Marcin Horecki Event #9 of PokerStars' 2008 WCOOP No-Limit 4-Max promised to be a fast and fierce tournament. With 1,100 players out of nearly 3300 participants departing in the first hour, those predictions came true. Actually, this proved that PokerStars players present high skill level and ar...more

by Brad Willis on September 10, 2008 11:53 AM