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The Round Table –Adam ‘Roothlus’ Levy– Q & A’s with Your Favorite Pros

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He’s an established online pro and now Ultimate Bet sponsored player Adam Levy is making his mark on the live tour.


Name: Adam Levy     

Nickname: Roothlus

Date of birth: 6/16/82

Birth Place: Flushing, NY

Currently residing: Orlando, FL soon to be Las Vegas, then California

Favorite song to listen to before tournament that gets you pumped up:
Kevin Rudolf – Let it Rock

Craziest prop bet:
I'm not that crazy with prop bets. But one time I was in the car with SC Trojans [Scott Freeman] and TLC "No Scrubs" came on and he was like I LOVE Destiny's Child. I'm like it's not Destiny's Child. He's like it 100% is. I'm like I'll bet you 100 it is. He snap says ok. And as soon as he does he realizes he's made a mistake, gets really annoyed and immediately ships me the $100. Quickest $100 I ever made.

Favorite places to travel: I enjoy going to European events. Going anywhere in Europe is a lot of fun.

What do you like to do in your spare time: I like to relax, watch movies, play a lot of Fifa, hang with friends.

Any celebrity crushes: Jessica Biel, Hayden Panettiere, I mean there are so many celeb hotties out there.

If you weren't playing poker what career would you have: No idea, hopefully not a desk job. I probably would have gotten myself into DJing or something cool like that.
 
What is something no one knows about you: I can’t physically make myself burp.

Favorite movie: Boondock Saints

Describe yourself in three words: A surreal luckbox

What are you most proud of in your life: Getting 5th at the Bellagio Festa al Lago World Poker Tour event.

What is your favorite smell: Acqua Di Gio cologne

Favorite taste: This sushi place in Gainesville, FL called Dragonfly – the Dragonfly roll
 
Favorite sound: The round of applause I got after making the Sunday Million final table during a Super Bowl party in 2006.

Biggest impulse purchase: I spent $1000 in DVDs one day when I had a really bad session.

What is a day in your life like outside of playing poker: I usually just lounge around the house, do some basic errands, watch some movies, basically just relax as much as possible.
 
How many tournaments do you play a year: Probably like 50 live and like 1500 online.

What is the most over used phrase in poker: donkey

How do you celebrate when you make a big score, either tournaments, cash, online or live: I usually go out to a really nice place to eat.
 
What is the most important thing someone has ever told you or taught you about poker: Just to stay open-minded at all times and never stop learning.

What are you up to now: I’m in Orlando, preparing for my 6 month stay in Las Vegas. I will be playing the Los Angeles Poker Classic, then the Bellagio World Championship then WSOP all summer.

Biggest poker goal: I’d like to win a WSOP bracelet or a WPT title.

WSOP cashes in 2008: 5

WPT final tables: 1

Online tournament cashes: Just under $2,000,000

Like a wheel, the Round Table is a circle of adventures and victories, beats and stories, and life as it unfolds with a cast of characters that may, or may not, have joined you in your home on a local TV program. There's so much more to poker than what you see on TV. Although I won't use canvas, I will paint the full picture for you as I follow the lives of some of your favorite (and some unknown) players. The Round Table is an ongoing series of life, viewed full circle.

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