Career Best Year in 2013 With $1.38 Million in Earnings
David Peters is one of the fastest rising Team Ivey pros on the live tournament circuit today. With $7.7 million in combined tournament earnings, he is always a threat to go deep in any event he chooses to play.
|10-21-2013||€25,000 - WSOP Europe Event #7 - No Limit Hold'em||4||$203,425|
|07-10-2013||$10,000 Bellagio Cup IX Main Event - No Limit Hold'em||1||$355,093|
|05-18-2013||$25,000 - WPT World Championship - No Limit Hold'em||6||$173,993|
|07-01-2010||$1,000 - WSOP - No Limit Hold'em||2||$350,803|
|04-28-2010||€5,000 - EPT Grand Final Six Max Event - No Limit Hold'em||2||$123,809|
David Peters's Biography
Originally from Toledo, OH, David Peters first took up the game of poker in high school after watching poker on TV. At first, he organized home games with buddies and played freerolls online to start his bankroll. In just a few short years, his career began to take off and now he’s an international tournament machine.
David started catching the attention of the international poker community in 2007 when he finished 12th at the EPT Grand Final at Monte Carlo. In 2008, David won a WSOP Circuit ring in a $1,060 NL Event at the Caesars Palace circuit stop. Later that year, David made his first career six-figure score after winning the HPT Mount Pleasant Main Event, taking home $130,187 in the process.
David came close to WSOP gold twice in 2010. First, he finished runner-up in a $1,000 NL Event at the 2010 WSOP in Vegas and later that year he finished fourth in the £2,500 NL Six-Max Event at the 2010 WSOP Europe. He just missed the final table of the 2010 WSOP Europe Main Event, finishing 10th.
David had a career year in 2013, earning over $1.38 million in live events. After finishing runner-up at the IPT San Remo Main Event, David earned a spot at his first WPT final table. He finished sixth at the WPT Championship, earning $173,993.
David followed up his first WPT final table appearance with a strong 2013 WSOP where he cashed eight times and made one final table appearance. Right after the WSOP, David took down the largest score of his live tournament career after winning the Bellagio Cup IV Main Event and $355,093.
Expectations were high for David heading into the 2013 WSOP Europe and he did not disappoint. David made his second WSOP final table of the year, finishing fourth in the €25,000 High Roller Event and earning $203,425.
David finished out his year with one final victory at the Eureka Poker Tour Prague. He took down the Eureka Prague Main Event title and $179,516 in prize money.
David has $4.08 Million in live tournament earnings and is one of the hottest pros on the circuit today. He attributes his success to hard work and always trying to bring his A-game to the table despite the prior day’s results.
David’s success is not exclusive to the live arena as “Davidp18″ has over $3.65 million in online tournament earnings. His largest score came in 2010 when he finished runner-up in FTOPS Event #33, earning $152,213. His other six-figure online score came in 2008 when he took down a $1k Monday event on Full Tilt Poker.
David Peters has over $7.7 million in combined tournament earnings and is one of the hottest all-around tournament players in the game today. Now part of Team Ivey, we expect to see David take down his first major poker title in the near future.