Martins Adeniya


Country of Origin:GBR

Lifetime Winnings:$241,957

Career Titles:0

POY Rank:1295


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Career Winnings

  • 2009: $34,125
  • 2010: $65,535
  • 2011: $59,532

Player Bio

  • Martins graduated from University with a degree in Business and later joined Lloyds banking as a city trader in 2009
  • He later quite this job to pursue a career as a pro poker player.
  • Quoted as saying - "Ultimately it is a gamble, but it is just a far better lifestyle.
    "I had a good job but I was trying to juggle it with playing poker, which was impossible. "I'd be playing tournaments and not getting back until 3am. Then my alarm would go off at 7am for my job." He added: "There are beautiful women and millionaires everywhere but I am trying to do this properly. I'm not leaving the City for a laugh - this is my livelihood now."
  • A dedicated and hungry player Martins tries to avoid the pitfalls many of the young poker players can fall into as he continues to search for that illusive career defining victory.

Fast Facts

Name: Martins Adeniya

Age: 27

Nickname: ColourUp

Favourite drink: Vodka Soda

Favourite music to grind to: R&B and Hip-Hop

Favourite city: Vegas

Best film: Goodfellas

What car do drive: Mercedes

Hobby: Football and Partying

Favourite sports team: -

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