Poker Pros React To Swede Martin Jacobson's WSOP Main Event Victory

Poker Pros React To Swede Martin Jacobson's WSOP Main Event VictoryLast night, Martin Jacobson was crowned the 2014 WSOP Main Event champion, and in addition to to becoming his country’s first WSOP ME winner, the Sweden also collected a massive $10 million first place prize for his incredible efforts. Commenting on his performance in Las Vegas the 27 year-old pro, who now boasts $14,833,732 in live tournament winnings, said:
“Close to perfect, maybe. I don’t think there is such a thing as a perfect tournament because it’s impossible to not make some errors here and there but I definitely feel like I limited my mistakes and played pretty well overall. It means everything to me. It’s probably hard to tell but I’m just in shock. There was so much pressure leading up to this moment.”
Naturally, the 2014 Main Event final table was watched by poker enthusiasts everywhere, and after he claimed the title, the Twittersphere was awash with players giving their reaction to Martin Jacobson’s historic victory. Here are a few choice comments from the pros:
Erik Seidel
“That was a master class from @Martin_Jacobson, one for the ages. #Inspiring”
Mike Matusow
Martin jacobsons performance will go down as one of the greatest final table accomplishments ever he has been stone cold awesome!wsop.. Martin Jacobson has played mistake free poker for 2 days truly awesome to watch as a professional poker player. #wsop.. Absolutely amazing poker Martin Jacobson most deserving performance I have ever seen .Awsome!#wsop”
Phil Hellmuth
“Masterful performance in @WSOP Main Event by @Martin_Jacobson! The best player at the FT doesn’t always win, but in this case it happened.”
Greg Raymer
“A hearty congrats to my newest brother @Martin_Jacobson for a great performance and victory! Let’s celebrate with some lingonberry jam!”
Joe Hachem
“Great final table @WSOP and a very fitting winner! Congrats @Martin_Jacobson #playedgreatmate.”
Adam Levy
“For once I feel like justice was done. Congrats @Martin_Jacobson! And congrats Sweden! If this @WSOP final table wasn’t good for the game, I don’t know what is!”
Dan O’Brien
“Fuck @Martin_Jacobson, because you don’t get to win $10 million and not a single person say anything bad about you. Congrats, bud. #WSOP”
Marvin Rettenmaier
“Boooooooom!!! Big congrats to @Martin_Jacobson on winning the WSOP main event!!! Enjoyed watching every second of the coverage… #WSOP2014.. Also congrats to @Jorryt_van_Hoof + @FelixStephensen on a great showing and lots of $$ – and to @NormanChad for being hilarious and a few $!”
Layne Flack
“2014 @WSOP champion @Martin_Jacobson. With that performance, they will def be asking you for coaching at next years Main Event.”
David Williams
“Congrats @Martin_Jacobson Inspiring performance and well deserved win.”
Daniel Negreanu
“What impresses me most about the final three is not their play, it’s how they carry themselves. Class acts and super nice guys.. Despite Jacobson being a great player and a regular in high rollers he is yet to ever win a tournament. Might as well win on this stage!”
Shane Schleger
“I actually didn’t know Sweden and Norway were different places before this WSOP FT.”

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