Poker player Mark Vos
Real name: Mark Vos
Country: South Africa
Mark Vos is 19th on the list of biggest poker winners tracked by HighstakesDB. The data is based on 56971 hands played and his total cash game profits amount to $2,970,233.
Mark Vos born in Cape Town, South Africa and when Mark was still in High School, he represented his province in the mathematics Olympiads. He attended university in Australia but dropped out to focus entirely on poker.
Vos began his online poker career playing fixed limit hold 'em in 2004. But switched relatively fast to no limit and pot limit games. Before becoming a Full Tilt Pro, Mark played under the alias "pokerbok" on Full Tilt poker and was considered one of the best amateurs on the site.
Mark Vos preferred games are NLHE and PLO. But two thirds of his cash games earnings comes from playing HA, a mix between pot limit hold 'em and omaha hi, where you play 10 consecutive hands of either format then switching.
Vos has made around $1,4 million from live tournaments and has one WSOP bracelet after winning the $2500 NLHE event in 2006.