Toby Lewis

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Toby Lewis
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Toby Lewis in 2019
ResidenceHampshire, England
World Series of Poker
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
7th, 2023
European Poker Tour
Final table(s)1
Money finish(es)4
Information accurate as of 6 April 2011.

Toby Lewis is a British professional poker player from Hampshire, England. He has one European Poker Tour title and $8.2m in live tournament cashes including a win at EPT London in a £1,000 side event. [1]


Poker career

Lewis began playing online poker on Pokerstars under the screen name "810ofclubs," later moving on to live games. [2] He had some success on the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour and made a runner-up finish at PKR Live 2009 [3] before making his biggest score to date at EPT Vilamoura. In February 2013, Lewis finished 6th in the L.A Poker Classic for $194,000.

EPT Victory

In 2010, Lewis won the record-breaking European Poker Tour event in Vilamoura, Portugal. The 384-player field was a Portuguese record and Lewis earned €467,836 for beating a final table that included fellow UK poker pro Sam Trickett and former Manchester United footballer Teddy Sheringham. [4] In recognition of this, Lewis was nominated for "Rookie of the Year" at the European Poker Awards in 2011. [5]

Aussie Millions Main Event Victory

On 29 January 2018 Lewis beat out 800 players to win the 2018 Aussie Millions Main Event for $1,178,513. A deal was made between the final 3 players giving Lewis the lion's share of the prize money. This was the largest cash of Lewis's career and after another $1million-plus Aussie Millions the following year in 2019, this success moved him over $6.3 million in lifetime earnings. [6]

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