Top 5 Poker Tells with Daniel Negreanu - Catch out a poker bluff25 Aug 2010
It is no secret that Daniel Negreanu is one of the biggest poker player in the world today.
He’s the highest earning live tournament player of all time and has amassed more than $12,000,000 in cash poker games. The holder of four World Series of Poker bracelets, Negreanu is also a great amb...
Full Tilt Poker Pro Chats26 May 2009
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Team PokerStars Pro - Vanessa Rousso25 Mar 2009
A French-American dual citizen born in New York, Vanessa Rousso studied at Duke University, where she graduated with honours on full scholarship. She then went to law school in Miami with hopes of becoming a securities litigator. That was until she discovered poker.
During her time at Duke, Vaness...
Team PokerStars Pro - Luca Pagano25 Mar 2009
With an analytical mind and a head for numbers, Italian player Luca Pagano was always going to be well suited to poker. Previously, he studied computer programming and also dabbled in the stock market. With poker, he was able to find a far more exciting way to make money.
After discovering PokerSt...
Team PokerStars Pro - Victor Ramdin25 Mar 2009
Victor Ramdin was born in Guyana and currently lives in The Bronx. Before finding fame as a poker player, he successfully ran several shops in New York and also invested in real estate. While hanging out with friends in a bar several years back, Victor noticed that some of them were playing poker. ...
Team PokerStars Pro - Lee Nelson25 Mar 2009
Originally from the US but now based in New Zealand, Lee Nelson is a trained MD and worked as a doctor for many years. He had long played poker in his spare time and retired from medicine to concentrate on his passion for the game. It certainly seems to have been a wise decision.
Every good poker ...
Team PokerStars Pro - Bertrand Grospellier25 Mar 2009
Frenchman Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier was already an online gaming star before he became a poker player. After moving to Korea in 2001, ElkY was a regular face at the World Cyber Games and in the Korean Pro Gaming league, thanks to his skill at computer strategy games. His specialty was Starcraft, ...
Team PokerStars Pro - Humberto Brenes25 Mar 2009
The self-styled ‘Godfather of Costa Rican’ poker, Humberto Brenes started his working life as an industrial engineer. Over the years, he’s also had a hand in many different businesses, including hotels, restaurants, real estate ventures, construction, food export and even a TV channel. Despite this...
Team PokerStars Pro - Steve Paul-Ambrose24 Mar 2009
Before exploding onto the poker scene, Steve Paul-Ambrose studied Science and Business at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Like most college campuses, his was full of people playing Texas Hold’em and it wasn’t long before he began playing the game too.
Even though he’d heard his uncle and bro...
Team PokerStars Pro - John Duthie24 Mar 2009
British player John Duthie worked in the television industry before becoming a poker pro, acting as both director and producer on award winning UK programs like ‘Clocking Off’ and ‘Silent Witness’. He’d always played poker as a hobby, but would soon go on to become one of the most important people ...
Team PokerStars Pro - Daniel Negreanu24 Mar 2009
Having come of age in the pool halls of Toronto, poker superstar Daniel Negreanu originally had aspirations of being a professional snooker player. In this kind of environment, he was never too far away from a card game and eventually become intrigued enough to play himself. He moved to Las Vegas s...
Team PokerStars Pro - Isabelle Mercier24 Mar 2009
Canadian player Isabelle Mercier graduated from the University of Montreal and began practicing law soon after. Although she had the chance to work for a prestigious investment company, Isabelle realized that an office job was not for her, deciding instead that she wanted to see the world. Figuring...
Barry Greenstein PokerStars Pro23 Mar 2009
After graduating from the University of Illinois with a degree in computer science, Barry Greenstein played poker in his spare time while studying for a PhD in mathematics. He could have gone on to have a lucrative career in the software industry, but realized there was a fortune to be made elsewhe...
Team PokerStars Pro - Joe Hachem23 Mar 2009
Originally from Lebanon, Joe Hachem moved to Australia in the 1970’s and built a career as a chiropractor. Unfortunately, he developed a medical condition that affected the blood vessels in his hands, making it hard for him to continue with the physical demands of his job. It turned out to be a ble...
Greg Raymer - PokerStars Pro23 Mar 2009
Originally from North Dakota, Greg Raymer worked as a patent lawyer before giving it up to play poker full time. In the early days of his career, he would add to his bankroll by buying fossil card protectors and selling them at the table. It was this that led to him being called ‘FossilMan’, a nick...