Why we cannot sandbag Marcel Lüske

The poker industry has spawned numerous players who serve as a footprint to novices and upcoming players. One of the players who have managed to climb up higher on the poker ladder to defy the norms is Marcel Lüske.

A Dutch, he is among the aptitude endowed poker winners who have played a big role in advancing the poker industry in the Netherlands. What cast him to the limelight is his 10th place at the 2004 WSOP. He has also managed to amass more than $3,700,000. Lüske plays by casting his net wider, he has contested at the World Series of Poker, the European Poker Tour and the World Poker Tour. A closer glance at his string of earnings and winnings point out to a player with proclivities to notch opponents.

Lüske emerged 14th in the 2003 World Series of Poker tournament for $26,664 and placed 10th in the same event the next year. Conspicuous in his resume are the multiple money finishes at the event alongside a 2nd position in the 2004 $5,000 Seven Card Stud main event where he shoveled in $120,800. The next year saw him clinch the €10,000 Poker Classic (Hall of Fame), Paris that raked in €119,000. In September 2007, he could not sail through in the WSOP ₤2,500 HORSE where he was eliminated as the first person. Though a heavy loss, this has not kept him in oblivion as he continues to throw his hat in the ring for the WSOP events.

As of 2009, his overall live tournaments earnings were rated above $3, 700,000. Notably, he has garnered $1,173,396 through twenty cashes at the WSOP. Being a Dutch, he has kept the flag flying for his state and is an exemplary epitome for the amateurs from the Netherlands who are repelled by the domineering poker experts.