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Poker Player Profile: Tom Dwan | “durrrr”

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Tom “durrrr” Dwan has been a mysterious figure in the poker world over the past few years. His poker career has confused many, on top of being quite impressive on the felt. Tom Dwan’s introduction to poker Tom “durrrr” Dwan …

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Highlights of Phil Galfond’s Reddit AMA

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In November of 2013, Phil Galfond took to Reddit’s /r/poker to host his AMA (Ask Me Anything). Galfond’s AMA is a great insight into the high stakes poker world, plus his personal journey to the top. The highlights of Galfond’s …

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Poker Player Profile: Ted Forrest

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Personal Life Ted Forrest is a native New Yorker, born in Syracuse in 1964. The growing Ted was an outdoor lover and outstanding competitive athlete during his high school years, competing in Basketball, football, track and wrestling. His mental toughness …

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Poker Player Profile: Phil Ivey

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Personal Life Although Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. was born in California on February 1, 1976, his family moved to New Jersey during his early years. The young Phil grew up in Roselle and through his grandfather, who is an important …

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Poker Player Profile: Antonio Esfandiari

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Personal Life Amir (Antonio) Esfandiari, born in Tehran, Iran on December 9, 1978 was a funny character from very early in his life. At age nine, the Esfandiari family relocated to America and settled in San Jose, California. Not speaking …

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Poker Player Profile: Jennifer Harman

Personal life Arguably the best female poker player of all-time. She was born on the 29th of Novemeber 1964, in Reno, Nevada. It is said that she begun watching and sitting beside her father in home poker games, this is …

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Poker Player Profile: Chau Giang

Personal Life Also known as Chau Tu Giang is a professional poker player currently ranked 111th in United States all-time money List. Guang is Vietnamese-American of Chinese descent married and has three children. He fled Vietnam in 1970 to Florida …

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Poker Player Profile: Freddy Deeb

Personal Life Kassem Ibrahim Deeb aka Freddy Deeb was born on November 27, 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon. He immigrated to the United States to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering when he was just 19. He was on a student …

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Poker Player Profile: Jeff Lisandro

Personal Life Jeffrey Lisandro aka Iceman, was born and raised in Perth, Australia. The Australian moved to Italy when he grew up. While there he made an attempt at a career in real estate marketing. He made a fortune in …

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Poker Player Profile: Sammy Farha

Personal Life Ihsan Farha otherwise known as Sam Farha was born in 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon. He lived in Lebanon, up until his teens when he had to move to the United States due to Civil War that broke out …

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