word type: noun

  1. The PokerStars screen name for Steve Jacobs.
  2. A professional online poker player specializing in tournaments and Sit & Gos.


Steve Jacobs, whose screen name is stevebets, is a professional online poker player. Born in Philadelphia, PA (USA) he grew up as an avid sports fan and dreamed of playing basketball for the 76ers. As a high school student he played in home poker games which is where he got his start in the game. He won a $20 online tournament for a $2,000 payday which began his career online. He went on to big scores in 2008 when he won the WCOOP $25,000 Heads-up event for $560,000. Currently he is a member of Team PokerStars Online.

Live Tournament Success

Jacobs isn't only known for winning online. He placed 10th in the $10,000 WPT 2005 World Poker Finals (for $117,300) and in third place in the $9,700 WSOP Circuit Event in Atlantic City ($132,308). Add in the fact that according to online sources, stevebets has won over $700,000 playing online, and by all estimates, he's a millionaire.