Man or machine or both?

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Is Bertrand Grospellier ( ElKY ) a man a machine or both?

I have just been watching this guy at stars for the last 30 minutes and couldnt believe the speed he was going at when playing seven 9 player sit & goes 1 hu sit & go and a 197 player tourn ALL AT THE SAME TIME. Now i know some of these online wizards can do this with split screens and 2 or 3 monitors and a mouse almost in each hand but what stunned me was that he was the fastest player to respond in EVERY one of them. He was playing seven 9 player sit & goes with buy in ranging from $105 right up to $2100 the hu sit & go was for $550 and the tourn was a $109 rebuy and like i said already he was reacting faster then anyone else at all of the tables he was involved in. Can he really do all that unaided? does he use a program that he can predetermine his starting hands with? or is this man really a machine? ( by that i mean is he superhuman ). From what i saw his reaction time ranged between insta and 3 seconds. Amazing, what do you think?
 
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its Elky, hes a "millionaire".... "pokerstars Player"...."Poker Pro." Hes going for supernova elite status this year. That requires 1,000,000 FPPs in one year.

Human all the way!
 
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He is human he has been playing that way for at least online for 6 months at least.
 
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Hmm, apparently he has -$208,036 total profit and an average profit of -$14 per game. So basically, he's blown over 200k just to reach the highest VIP status possible.
 
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Where did you get this info? ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

sharkscope only shows SnGs, not cash tables.
 
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Its his reaction time that has got me impressed a lot more then that he plays 10 games at a time. I watched him and he never held up the play at any of the tables.
 
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This happend for Elky last year;

6/24/2006 $100 NL Hold'em 7 289 $1,011.50
6/24/2006 $100 NL Hold'em+Rebuys 6 128 $2,120.00
6/24/2006 $50 NL Hold'em 1 463 $5,787.50
6/24/2006 $300 NL Hold'em 6 222 $2,997.00
6/24/2006 $30 NL Hold'em+Rebuys 1 294 $9,322.50

Nice stat's for one day in June eh! heck of a rush,,,, tis somethin to shoot for.

This is off of bluff's PDB.
 
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Thats pretty damn impressive, about $1000 investment and about $20,000 profit from 5 tourns on the same day. Do you think this guy would be good at whatever he put his hand too?
He is there again right now playing 8 sit & goes and 2 tourns.
 
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If you play as much as he does, you're bound to have a few good days where you'll make back a few grand.

Also, I was kind of just talking about his achievements at SnGs, but there are sources that show how much the player makes/loses in cash games, and the trial version suggests that he doesn't make any money in those games either.

Most likely has nothing better to do with the money than get SuperNova Elite.
 
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Tbh i am not really bothered if he is a winer or a loser or if he reaches supernova elite or whatever. What impresses me is his ability to play 10 tables at once and not hold up play at any of them. The other day i chose a random window of time to watch him and he was playing solid poker x 10 and doing it at a fair speed. Anything more then 3 tables at once and i am struggling and even at 3 i feel my A game is being effected. Unless he has a buddy sitting next to him doing half the work i think it is pretty impressive.
 
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Unless he has a buddy sitting next to him doing half the work i think it is pretty impressive

I think this might be what's actually happening.
 
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It was one of my first thoughts while watching him but i didnt really want to trash the guy if it wasnt true but yeah its a strong possibility.
I have heard of other internet players playing double figure tables all at once so i guess it must be possible to do but who knows. Interesting though.
 
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