Nathan Blair took the Poker world by storm at inaugural Global Poker Eagle Cup, winning six tournaments – including 6-max, Rebuy and Ante Up events. Grabbing the top spot on the leaderboard at the event, Blair won a package of $5,000 which included $3,500 in live tournament entries and $1,500 in travel and accommodation. He has decided to use the package at The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC).
Making history with this feat, Blair has become the first player to represent Global Poker at a live poker tournament. Blair, also known as “Penta”, is a recreational player from New Albany, Indiana with a professional career in Event Management.
After an incredible run at the Global Poker Eagle Cup’s, the next stop for Nathan Penta Blair will be Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee in North Carolina where he would be representing Global Poker at the 10-day WSOP Circuit event beginning on November 23.
The Indiana-man did not have the best of starts at the tournament, but the roadblocks did not deter him. When asked about his secret of success at Global Poker Eagle Cup, Blair said, “Just don’t give up and play your game! The key for me was to stay focused and to not lose my cool when I got a bad beat. There are always other opportunities to make a comeback.”
According to him, putting together a string of good results made things interesting for him and the excitement kept adding as he moved up the leaderboard. Blair expressed excitement on using the package he won to try his hand at the live event.
Expressing thrill on representing Global Poker at WSOP Circuit event, Blair exclaimed, “I love tournaments so this is fantastic. I normally just play online at Global Poker or some home games with friends so this is a great opportunity. Global Poker has been great; I have been playing there pretty consistently since July.”