Gettin Daize – Leading from the Front

Gettin Daize, online poker playerMaking his impact at the poker tables, this Costa Rican player has been building up his poker skills steadily. In his five year career as an online poker player Chris Oliver has won several tournaments and has bagged many games with ease.

Gettin Daize specializes in online poker tourneys and holds the distinction of being a former number one player in the online poker player rankings. His wins at many a high-profile weekly tournament has made him a star of sorts. The young player has made his presence felt at PokerStars Sunday 500, UB.Com $200,000 Guaranteed and Full Tilt Poker $1k Monday. His playing style is novel and interesting, so it’s not surprising that he has made his way on the top of the charts so soon.

2010 – The beginning of his professional career

Gettin Daize saw his first peak in his professional career in 2010. The beginning of the year proved to be challenging for the player as he found himself in and out of the top 20 ratings very often. But with his performance in the later part of the year, he forced people to reconsider his standing on the poker player charts.

In 2010 Chris made strong appearances in many tournaments. He started off the year with a victory at the PokerStars $60K tournament and won $19,800. In the month of August he won the PocketFives Triple Crown. His win of $24,100 as a runner-up at the Stars $50 landed him his first appearance at the PocketFives listing.

In the very same year Gettin Daize registered his largest online tournament score, raking in $87,900 at the PokerStars Sunday 500. He also recorded a victory at the $200k weekly flagship tournament in 2010’s For his performance at this tournament he won a handsome $44,900.

His performance in 2010 saw Daize becoming a well-known face in the online poker circuit. He landed the number 1 spot at the end of the year as well.

Gettin Daize’s other achievements

In 2011 Daize continued his winning streak and made his way to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. He won the 2nd place at the main event and took away a thumping $2,000,000 in rewards. In the same year Chris added a lot of dollars to his account again by making a huge fortune at the 10th Anniversary High Roller event. He walked out with a handsome amount of $93,000 at the end of this event.

The player started off 2012 with a bang. He was placed 2nd in the PokerStars Turbo championship for $285,000 and he recorded his highest online tournament score this year as well. In the PokerStars TCOOP-49 Daize played a very well crafted game and bagged the number one spot. For his win in this tournament he won a huge amount of $285,310.93.

Net earnings so far

At present Gettin Daize has a total winning amount of $5,084,311.25. He frequently makes his appearances in poker rooms such as PokerStars, TitanPoker and His live poker earnings are also impressive – he’s raked in $1,883,542 in tournament winnings.

Personal interests and quotes

Gettin Daize seems to be quite a private person, choosing not to reveal much about his interests outside of poker. However, back in 2011 he admitted that he would like to invest in a home if he were to win the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event.

He’s also a self-confessed cool customer so to speak, saying “I’m not the type to stress or anything like that. I’ll just let things fall into place. I feel like I should be first, but everyone ahead of me is sick too.”

Recent activities

Gettin Daize has been active at PokerStars tourneys, his best win for October standing at $1,202.25. He came in at 6th place in PokerStars NL Hold’em event [2R1A] which guaranteed a prize pool of $12K.