Seat 1: Jake Cody, 24, Rochdale, UK - Team PokerStars Pro - 1,633,000
Jake Cody is one of the UK’s most successful poker players. He learned to play poker at home games with friends, turning pro in his late teens. He has achieved a phenomenal set of results since arriving on the circuit in 2009, with live career earnings of more than $3 million, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars more online.
In January 2010, Cody won EPT Deauville for $1,213,194, kick-starting a run of major title wins including WPT London for $425,492 and a $2,100 NL SCOOP event for $234,738. In May 2011, Cody won his first World Series bracelet for $851,192, a victory that secured him the coveted Triple Crown of EPT, WPT and World Series titles. Cody also won the inaugural UKIPT Series event last month in the PokerStars LIVE at The Hippodrome Casino.
Bio courtesy of PokerStars.