Player wins $18K in less than 24hrs at Cool Hand Poker!

29th September, 2009

Unbelievable news has come through from cool hand poker today. A Swedish 21 year old with the alias LyanTerror27 has scooped an amazing $18,000 at the online poker site! This is despite only joining the site 24 hours prior to the win!

Victor K won after playing Cool hand pokers Bad Beat Jackpot which is designed to add excitement to the game similarly to online casino games. The jackpot grows until a player loses a hand with cards equivalent or better than four of a kind (8s or higher). Each player receives a percentage of the jackpot, with the largest amounts going to those who are active in the hand. Victor folded so won $18,000 whilst the actual loser took home over $150,000!

"It' all a little crazy," said Victor."I saw a television ad for the site and liked the fact that there aren't professional players there, so I signed up. I played a few hands, then folded pre-flop on one. I watched a couple of guys run the pot up to US$200. I was thinking flush versus straight-flush, but two straight-flushes in one hand? Crazy! And then I realized I'd won US$18,000 without even playing. It was totally insane."

The Swedish player has said that he will spend his winnings on a trip to Amsterdam with his twin brother and friends and buy himself a Breitling watch.

The player had downloaded cool hand poker just 24hours prior to the win and had played for less than 17 hours, which means his prize averages to $1,000 per hour of play!

Despite the huge win, the Bad Beat Jackpot is fast approaching $100,000 at the site. Cool hand poker provides an enjoyable environment for new players to learn all about the game. The site discourages professionals (known as sharks) to provide a safe environment for new players.

Cool hand poker offers a fantastic online poker school to help develop strategies and techniques so that they can have big wins like Victor too! Check out Cool Hand Pokers site review for more information!

By Faye

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