AJKHoosier1 (Alex Kamberis)

Alex Kamberis (AJKHoosier1)Alex Kamberis (known online as AJKHoosier1) is currently the 24th ranked online MTT player in the world according to PocketFives.com, and has been ranked as high as first during his career. Kamberis attained his number one ranking by scoring a few huge tournament wins including first place finishes in the PokerStars $200 and $100 rebuys, and in the PokerStars $150,000 Guaranteed.

Alex has only been playing poker for about three years, and has already mastered the online tournament arena. By putting in high volume and maintaining a huge bankroll, Kamberis has protected himself against swings and has ensured his future at the top of the PocketFives.com leaderboard.

This article is going to take a look at AJKHoosier1's tournament style, his biggest scores, and his other interests. Read on for the full AJKHoosier1 poker profile:

Where You Can Find Alex Kamberis

Kamberis plays at a variety of online poker sites, including Absolute Poker, Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and UltimateBet. Alex's screen name on each site is AJKHoosier1, except for Absolute Poker where he goes by aayomagic. He spends most of his time on PokerStars.com and FullTiltPoker.com because that's where the biggest tournaments are, but on Sundays you can find him on all four sites playing the biggest tournaments online.

Besides playing online, Alex also participates in the WSOP as well as other live events such as the Foxwoods Poker Classic and the Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic. Alex has only been of age for two years, so he only has a few live scores so far including his $57,000 30th place finish at the 2007 Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

Big Scores by AJKHoosier1

AJKHoosier1 has won his fair share of tournaments, including some of the biggest events online. Alex's major online poker scores include:

  • 3rd Place in the 2008 PokerStars WCOOP Main Event for $782,542
  • 1st Place in the PokerStars $109 Rebuy for $75,176.40
  • 1st Place in the PokerStars Super Tuesday for $66,053.50
  • 2nd Place in the Full Tilt Poker Monday $1K for $49,920

Although Alex only recently turned 21, he already has five nice scores in live events, including a 34th place finish in the $5,000 WSOP NLH event for $16k, a 28th place finish in the Foxwoods Poker Classic for $22k, a 9th place finish in the Wynn Classic for $7.5k, a 30th place finish in the Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic for $57k, and a 9th place finish in the World Poker Finals for $17k.

All in all, Kamberis' online winnings total $2 million, and his live winnings are over $115,000.

Other Facts About AKJHoosier1

Besides just Hold'em, Alex enjoys playing PLO 6-max and says that his favorite poker hand is 9-10 of spades. He's currently a student at the University of Indiana and is studying Finance. One surprising fact about Alex is that he only started playing poker in 2006, and within three years has become one of the best MTT players in the world.

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