Who is molswi47?

Player: molswi47

Real Name: Will Molson

Also Plays Under: Will "molswi47" Molson tends to try to stay out of the spotlight. For that reason, Molson hasn't let the world know whether or not he has an account on Full Tilt Poker (I'm sure that he does, but he hasn't made this info public).

Online Notes: Will "molswi47" Molson is frequently seen playing in the high limit cash games on Pokerstars.

According to PokerTableRatings.com, Molson is up nearly $1.7 million on Pokerstars since August of 2008, over a total of 366,847 tracked hands. This works out to a BB/100 of 2.89, which is ridiculously good considering the stakes that he plays at.

The bulk of his winnings have come at:

$100/$200 NLHE SH - $742,409
$25/$50 NLHE SH - $438,804
$25/$50 NLHE - $235,338

Molson tends to stick to his strength, which is short-handed NLHE. Since August of 2008, "molswi47" has played only 2,841 hands of PLO, according to PTR.

Molson also tends to avoid playing in online MTTs, but he has managed to post two fairly big scores:

April 4th, 2010 - 3rd place in Pokerstars Sunday $500 for $52,479
September 6th, 2009 - 12th place in WCOOP #10 ($10k buyin) for $47,840

Live Notes: Will "molswi47" Molson has $647,207 in total lifetime tournament cashes as of August 19th, 2010.

The bulk of these earnings have come in the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) High Roller events, as Molson has managed to finish second in the event in back to back years ($228,000 in 2009, $322,075 in 2010). Molson finished second to Bertrand "Elky" Grospellier in 2009, and second to William Reynolds in 2010.

Molson also has two lifetime WSOP cashes:

2010 $5,000 NLHE Shootout, 24th, $16,607
2010 $1,500 NLHE, 83rd, $5,051

Other Notes and Info: -Will Molson is in his early 20s

-was studying for his Bachelor of Arts in Halifax, Nova Scotia as of January 2009 - not sure if he ended up finishing his degree

-originally from Montreal

-is a direct descendent of John Molson, who founded Molson Canada (now known as Molson Coors Brewing Company) in 1786

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