Martin Kozlov

MArtin Kozlov 2
GPI Rank : 5350
GPI Nat. Rank : 204
Total Earnings : $3,840,175
GPI Score : 785,80
First Cash : 2007-07-25
Last Updated on June 4, 2024

Last Result

Date Country Place Prize
Dec 12 - 21, 2023 No Limit Hold'em - WPT World Championship
World Poker Tour, Las Vegas
212 $25,500


– General Introduction –

Martin Kozlov hails from Melbourne, Australia and is ranked 10th in the All Time Money List for Australia as of the date of this writing with US$3.377 million in live cashes. Under the PokerStars username “nizmo jiz”, Kozlov has also showcased his poker versatility by earning over USD$400,000 online.

– Key Career Dates –

2016: He wins his first WSOP gold bracelet after finishing first in the US$10,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Championship event for US$665,709.
2017: He wins the US$5,250 No Limit Hold’em – SHRPO Championship event at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in Hollywood, FL for US$754,083. That is the biggest single live tournament cash of his career to date.

– Martin Kozlov’s Career –

His performance in the live scene was first recorded in 2007 when he made it into the money in the 2007 Victorian Poker Championships in Melbourne.  But he truly caught the attention of the community when he won the Main Event of PokerStars’ Australia & New Zealand Poker Tournament (ANZPT) in 2010, taking home USD$189,908.

He has been seen in final tables year after year since 2010.  In 2011, he placed 2nd at the 2011 Aussie Millions Poker Championship Melbourne Bounty Event which earned him US$54,396.  In 2012, he once again placed 2nd in an Aussie Millions Event, this time playing Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) and he took home US$25,737 for his efforts.

In October 2013, he ventured out of Australia and participated in the European Poker Tour (EPT) in London.  He showed the British his Australian talents by making it to the final table of the Main Event, finishing at 9th place.  He got US$77,422 for his performance.

In 2014, he stood victorious at the Main Event of the 2014 Sydney Championships and earned another 6-figure amount (US$158,906).

The year 2016, however, could be considered the best year for his live tournament performance.  At the 47th World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, Kozlov went deep in numerous events. However, the most outstanding of his performance for the festival was when he placed 5th at the US$3,000 No Limit Holdem (NLH) 6-handed Event where he took home USD$110,389. He also won the most coveted prize –  he took down the US$10,000 NLH 6-Handed Championship and won his first WSOP bracelet and a USD$665,709 prize money.

In August of 2017, he outdid himself by once again exhibiting perfect form in a live tournament by winning the 2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in Hollywood. FL.  This victory gave him his biggest live cash earnings to date – a whopping US$754,083.

In January 2020, he came in 4th in the AU$25K Pot Limit Omaha event at the Aussie Millions for AU$155,760 (US$107,517).

Kozlov is definitely skilled both online and live, making him truly a force to be reckoned with.

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Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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