Playing mostly out of Windsor, Ontario, Canadian Michael ‘MikeyGG3′ Gentili broke out with a huge score in grand fashion in September 2014 when he took sixth place in the PokerStars $1,050 WCOOP Event #30: Super Tuesday for almost $64,000. Over a year later, in November 2015, he snagged an outright victory in the PokerStars Hot $75 for almost $22,000. Gentili’s success continued into 2016 with a slew of big scores. He started off the year with two deep final table finishes in PokerStars TCOOP Events. He first won TCOOP Event #13: $33 Saturday Speedway for over $24,00 before a week later he banked another $25,000 with a third place finish in TCOOP Event #45: $109 8-Max NL Hold’em. Two months later, in March 2016, hesecured more than $34,000 with a fourth place finish in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up.
With only a little more than 2 years professional experience he has added numerous live scores as well. Some of which include $210,000 for chopping a $2500 at WPT Fallsview Niagra, a WSOP Circuit ring in Montreal. Two days after that he came 5th in the Montreal Circuit Main for $42,000. At 2016 WSOP he finished 2nd in event 59 – $5000 NLH for $495,000, and most recently coming in 5th in PSC Bahamas $5000 Main event for $141,000. He currently resides in Windsor, although is frequently travelling to new destinations both poker and non-poker related.