Max Lykov

Sunday Warm-Up: Team PokerStars Pro Maxim Lykov claims title and $110K

On the final night of the MicroMillions 4 tournament series so not-so-micro action took place involving some not-so-micro stakes players. The $1 million guarantee Main Event gathered 68,081 players paying $22 a pop to take a shot at a top prize of $167,541.13. In tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunda...more

by David Aydt on March 24, 2013 4:52 PM

Moored in Moscow

2012 has been a trying year for me. As you know, back in April when I turned in my documents to apply for a U.S. visa to come out for the World Series of Poker, the U.S. embassy lost my passport. Not only was I forced to skip the WSOP, but I had to miss almost every EPT event this season except for ...more

by Max Lykov on January 4, 2013 1:27 AM

Team Pro Max Lykov takes Sunday 500

So, you might have thought the presidential elections in Russia were going to keep the people of that country too busy to play good poker. That is, you might have thought wrong. For the second week in a row, Russians trounced the Sunday majors. Not only did they pound on the Sunday SuperSonic and Su...more

by Brad Willis on March 5, 2012 6:12 AM

EPT Kyiv: Max power as Lykov licks Kyiv

Confidence in poker can go an awful long way, and the abundance of that commodity in Maxim Lykov has made him the first ever champion of EPT Kyiv. "I'm already thinking of my second title," said Lykov in the moment after his dominant display in the first EPT event of season six. This was also the f...more

by Howard Swains on August 23, 2009 2:13 PM