Martin Hruby

Second place forever

At this point, it's fair to say the Sunday Warm-Up is my favorite tournament on PokerStars. I made the money three times in July including a deep run where I made the final three tables. Unfortunately that time, I was in a situation where I was flipping for the chip lead and lost. It seemed like I c...more

by Martin Hruby on September 10, 2013 7:33 AM

Fish & trips

2011 was a terrible year for me poker-wise. It seemed I was seeing the ugly side of variance every time I sat down to play. However, in 2012 I started finally turning it around. Experiencing such highs and lows in the game made me realize I had to adapt more of a long-term thought process to my appr...more

by Martin Hruby on June 12, 2013 6:56 AM

Starting them young

Hello from the Czech Republic! It's a cold winter here, which began back in December when I celebrated Christmas six times! I got together with my family, my wife's family, my ex-wife's family, and some friends, too, so we were ringing in the holidays over and over again. I have two children -- a...more

by Martin Hruby on March 27, 2013 6:55 AM

The late-night grind

The biggest change in my life this year is unquestionably the birth of my daughter. She is eight months old now and after traveling to so many tournaments this fall, I'm happy to settle down and spend some time at home with her and my wife. I've been playing online mostly in the late evenings, afte...more

by Martin Hruby on December 20, 2012 7:17 AM