Vitaly Lunkin is a Russian poker player and has born in Moscow. He is a professional player of poker. He won two bracelets in the WSOP Main event. He is a famous player of Russia. From 2006, he started playing poker in the ‘World Series of Poker’ main event and in his first main event he finished in 829th place. In ‘Hold’Em Poker’ event of 2008, he won his first bracelet, as well as earned cash prize of $629,417. In 2009, he won his bracelet in Hold’Em event and earned cash prize of $1,891,018. In this event of 2008, he finished in 40th place. He won ‘Russian Poker Tournament’. As he is professional poker player, he works as poker trainer in Moscow. He cashed 25 times in WSOP main event.
Till 2014, his total of winning cash prize becomes more than $5,500,000. He finished in the final table 5 times in WSOP Main event. In WSOP Main event of 2013, he finished in 46th place. He has no records in World poker tour. He won Title in European poker tour. He cashed 6th times in European Poker Tour events. He finished in the final table 3 times in European poker tour. He is a quiet player. His dressing style, as well as playing style, is very simple. He is very successful player of poker in Europe. He also works as a professional teacher of poker in Russia.
In the ‘World Championship’ event, he finished in 2nd place as well as won cash prize of $419,832. Mostly he won cash prizes in WSOP as he earned total cash of $3,768,193 in the WSOP Main events which is more than half of total cash prizes of poker events. He is a regular player of the WSOP main events, but he played only few ‘World Poker Tour’ events. He spends most of his time in teaching the poker game to peoples in Moscow and plays ‘European Poker Tour’ and ‘World Series of Poker’ games.