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Ylon Schwartz

Ylon Schwartz was born in 1970 in New York. His penchant for game strategy and competition took him to the streets of Manhattan, where he began to play chess for money during his teenage years. He eventually became ranked by the United States Chess Federation and became a FIDE Master. Though he tried the normal route of education through a local community college, he ultimately worked toward becoming a special education assistant in addition to his chess career, though he also made money at backgammon, darts, and sports betting. By 2004, Schwartz had also been introduced to poker by a backgammon friend, and he entered small underground tournaments and won money. As he studied the game, as he had done with chess, he became more intrigued. Though he spent much of his twenties in back room games while caring for his sick mother, he eventually took to live tournaments in 2004. He final tabled events at the United States Poker Championships, cashed in several World Series of Poker events the following year, and continued to build his bankroll. His big break came in 2008 when he ran deep in a WSOP $2K limit hold’em event and went even further in the $10K Main Event, ultimately making the final table and returning to play for millions at the November Nine in front of ESPN cameras. He finished in fourth place, which was worth nearly $3.8 million. From there, he proceeded to make more WSOP final tables and play more of the major live events. Altogether, he accumulated more than $4.3 million by the end of 2010

Ylon Schwartz
Player Information
Name: Ylon Schwartz
Location: Austin, TX, United States
Yearly Statistics: Click Here

Cashes:74
Total Winnings: $4,904,289 (Includes all tournament winnings)
First Place Finishes: 2
WSOP Bracelets: 1
ProRank 1 Position: 770  [ DETAILS ]
ProRank 2 Position: 2988

Ylon Schwartz Poker Results

EVENT PLACE PRIZE DATE
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #1 - WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em
23rd $3,480 Jul 30, 2014
45th World Series of Poker 2014
Event #44 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
117th $3,514 Jun 21, 2014
45th World Series of Poker 2014
Event #4 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
3rd $157,855 May 29, 2014
WSOP Circuit National Championship
WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em
7th $50,816 May 22, 2014
Seminole Hard Rock Showdown / WPT Event Season 12
WPT Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
80th $10,668 Apr 10, 2014
Seminole Hard Rock Showdown / WPT Event Season 12
No Limit Hold'em
80th $532 Mar 31, 2014
Seminole Hard Rock Showdown / WPT Event Season 12
No Limit Hold'em
15th $2,153 Mar 30, 2014
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #5 - WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em
4th $6,860 Jan 12, 2014
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #5 - No Limit Hold'em
1st $12,474 Sep 9, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #1 - No Limit Hold'em
2nd $10,198 Sep 5, 2013
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Event #21 - No Limit Hold'em Championship
90th $17,453 Aug 22, 2013
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Event #7 - No Limit Hold'em Deep Stack
295th $1,169 Aug 15, 2013
Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open
Event #6 - No Limit Hold'em
138th $434 Aug 12, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #4 - No Limit Hold'em
62nd $708 May 11, 2013
WSOP Warm Up
No Limit Hold'em
2nd $2,772 Apr 26, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #10 - WSOP Circuit Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
21st $8,229 Apr 6, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #3 - Limit Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better
5th $2,950 Mar 29, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #6 - No Limit Hold'em Six Handed
7th $2,369 Feb 19, 2013
Borgata Winter Poker Open / WPT Event Season 11
Event #17 - Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better
8th $1,497 Jan 24, 2013
Borgata Winter Poker Open / WPT Event Season 11
Event #1 - No Limit Hold'em Deepstack
48th $4,202 Jan 15, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #6 - No Limit Hold'em
15th $905 Jan 9, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
Event #5 - No Limit Hold'em
11th $1,530 Jan 8, 2013
World Series of Poker Circuit Event
WSOP Circuit Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
42nd $2,861 Nov 17, 2012
Borgata Poker Open WPT Event - Season 11
Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better
17th $535 Sep 11, 2012
Borgata Poker Open WPT Event - Season 11
No Limit Hold'em
19th $1,148 Sep 10, 2012
43rd World Series of Poker 2012
Event #37 - WSOP Eight Game Mix
40th $5,599 Jun 19, 2012
43rd World Series of Poker 2012
Event #27 - WSOP H.O.R.S.E
1st $267,081 Jun 13, 2012
Orleans Open
Omaha Hi/Lo
11th $525 May 26, 2012
Southern Poker Millions
Omaha Hi/Lo
6th $1,950 Jan 14, 2012
Southern Poker Millions
No Limit Hold'em
8th $1,676 Jan 12, 2012
Five Star World Championship / WPT Event Season 10
No Limit Hold'em RE ENTRY
23rd $1,371 Nov 25, 2011
42nd World Series of Poker 2011
WSOP Eight Game Mix
19th $8,098 Jun 13, 2011
42nd World Series of Poker 2011
WSOP H.O.R.S.E
33rd $5,512 Jun 10, 2011
42nd World Series of Poker 2011
WSOP No Limit Hold'em
174th $2,820 Jun 4, 2011
42nd World Series of Poker 2011
WSOP 7 Card Stud
11th $6,949 Jun 2, 2011
Detox Poker Series
Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
9th $3,610 Aug 20, 2010
41st World Series of Poker 2010
Event #39 - WSOP Shootout - No Limit Hold'em
60th $5,620 Jun 21, 2010
41st World Series of Poker 2010
Event #13 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
34th $10,923 Jun 5, 2010
41st World Series of Poker 2010
Event #12 - WSOP Limit Hold'em
50th $3,223 Jun 4, 2010
41st World Series of Poker 2010
Event #4 - WSOP Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better
3rd $94,446 May 30, 2010
40th World Series of Poker 2009
Event #47 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em Mixed Hold'em - Limit / No Limit
3rd $112,967 Jun 24, 2009
40th World Series of Poker 2009
Event #21 - WSOP H.O.R.S.E
18th $8,782 Jun 9, 2009
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) Season 6/EPT Season 5
EPT Main Event - No Limit Hold'em
61st $25,000 Jan 5, 2009
39th World Series of Poker 2008
Event #54 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em Championship
4th $3,774,974 Nov 9, 2008
39th World Series of Poker 2008
Event #20 - WSOP Limit Hold'em
15th $10,046 Jun 10, 2008
Foxwoods Poker Classic / WPT Event Season 6
No Limit Hold'em
13th $6,811 Apr 1, 2008
Harrah’s Atlantic City Poker Tournament - WSOP Circuit Event
Event #9 - WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em Championship
21st $8,084 Mar 16, 2008
World Poker Finals / WPT Event Season 6
No Limit Hold'em
9th $12,453 Nov 4, 2007
38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #52 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
29th $16,133 Jul 2, 2007
38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #30 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em Short Handed
58th $4,091 Jun 18, 2007
Borgata Poker Classic / WPT Event Season V
Event #7 - No Limit Hold'em
26th $4,046 Jan 22, 2007
Borgata Poker Classic / WPT Event Season V
Event #4 - No Limit Hold'em
43rd $2,252 Jan 20, 2007
Trump Classic Poker
Event #17 - No Limit Hold'em
16th $812 Dec 10, 2006
Trump Classic Poker
Event #13 - No Limit Hold'em
6th $3,328 Dec 6, 2006
Trump Classic Poker
Event #8 - No Limit Hold'em
18th $2,223 Dec 2, 2006
United States Poker Championship
No Limit Hold'em
22nd $2,510 Sep 29, 2006
37th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #37 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
38th $9,183 Jul 25, 2006
37th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #17 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
152nd $3,157 Jul 10, 2006
37th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #13 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
17th $28,187 Jul 7, 2006
Borgata Winter Open/ WPT Event - Season 4
Event #9 - WPT No Limit Hold'em Championship
70th $12,935 Feb 1, 2006
Showboat Atlantic City Poker Tournament - WSOP Circuit Event
Event #5 - WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em
8th $4,485 Dec 2, 2005
World Poker Finals / WPT Event Season 4
No Limit Hold'em
3rd $49,960 Nov 2, 2005
United States Poker Championship 2005
No Limit Hold'em
14th $2,229 Sep 30, 2005
United States Poker Championship 2005
No Limit Hold'em
11th $1,763 Sep 29, 2005
United States Poker Championship 2005
Limit Hold'em
26th $1,032 Sep 19, 2005
Borgata Poker Open - WPT Season 4
Event #2 - No Limit Hold'em
14th $4,185 Sep 12, 2005
36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #36 - WSOP Limit Hold'em
33rd $4,480 Jul 3, 2005
36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #28 - WSOP Limit Hold'em
16th $10,115 Jun 27, 2005
36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #24 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
58th $4,860 Jun 24, 2005
36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #22 - WSOP No Limit Hold'em
15th $25,000 Jun 22, 2005
United States Poker Championship 2004
No Limit Hold'em
6th $8,995 Oct 2, 2004
United States Poker Championship 2004
Limit Hold'em
16th $1,098 Sep 26, 2004
United States Poker Championship 2004
Limit Hold'em
6th $3,874 Sep 23, 2004
US Poker Championship
Limit Hold'em
3rd $7,524 Dec 1, 1998



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