The world poker circuits cannot be mentioned without including the World Series of Poker Main Events. Players who participate in this platform are inclined to propel to international prominence, despite their nationality.
Rarely have Greek-Cypriots been robust in the casinos, however, one Charidimos (Harry) Demetriou has left nothing to chances to climb up the ladder leveraging on the leeway offered by the WSOP tournaments.
He has been actively involved in the WPT as well World’s Heads-Up tournaments where he has played with utmost acuity. Absolutely, one cannot dismiss his resume when considering profound achievers in the global poker games arenas. This is so as he has made various successes stretching from the WSOP to the World Poker Tour.
Charidimos gained prominence in the poker industry when he placed 3rd during the $2,000 No-Limit Texas Hold’Em in the 2003 WSOP to take home a whopping $80,200. In the next year, he returned to the WSOP tournament only to place 18th and garner $147,500. The 2005 World Series of Poker Runners-Up saw him finish runners-up in a $2,500 NLHE short-handed to walk away with $163,850. He has also played at the World heads-up Poker Championships as well as in the Poker Million where he has finished remarkably well. Along the same lines, he became the winner of the Inaugural Victor’s Poker Cup. Owing to his rich resume, he is poised to sail through if he throws his hat in upcoming poker tournaments. Fans anticipate a vibrant come back, especially at the WSOP where his mettle is well-known.
As of 2013, Charidimos overall tournament earnings exceeded $1,200,000 while his cashes at the World Series of Poker make up $593,544 of all winnings. Undoubtedly, his record is an impeccable inspiration for his fans that are on the verge of joining poker as a long-term profession.