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Where Are They Now – Vanessa Selbst

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Vanessa Selbst is one of the best poker players that...

Where Are They Now – Chad Brown

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. If you are fairly new to poker you may have only heard...

Where Are They Now – James Woods

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Lately in our “Where Are They Now” series we have...

Where Are They Now – Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck was originally born Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California. Shortly after his birth, Affleck and his family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother continues, to this day, to teach in the...

Where Are They Now – Annette Obrestad

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. A lot of poker players in the younger generation were...

Where Are They Now – David Benyamine

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. For the second time we are profiling a successful poker...

Where Are They Now – Annie Duke

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Many poker players enjoy some recognition outside of...

Where Are They Now – Vince Van Patten

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Vince Van Patten, is one of the original voices of “the...

Where Are They Now – Jay Heimowitz

Let’s be honest for a minute.  A lot of poker players like beer.  All Scotty Nguyen jokes aside, alcohol has been a staple of a poker table as long as the game has been around.  Many poker players enjoy a drink before, during, and after a session...

Where Are They Now – Steve Zolotow

The first time I ever read about Steve Zolotow was in Katy Lederer’s Poker Face: A Girl Among Gamblers.  Lederer is the younger sister of Howard Lederer and Annie Duke, so the stories she told in the book were predictably both entertaining and...

Where Are They Now – Jason Mercier

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Sometimes when I’m looking at prospective poker players...

Where Are They Now - Bill Boyd

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Over 100 topics into the “Where Are They Now” series we...

Where Are They Now - Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. There aren’t many people in the world who are simply...

Where Are They Now – Barbara Enright

Barbara Enright is so good at poker that she has been known to make her opponents cry.  Of course the last time that happened she was a child and playing her brother just a little bit older, but even today she strikes fear in the hearts of her...

Where Are They Now – Barry Greenstein

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. If you’ve kept up with our “Where Are They Now” series...

Where Are They Now – Vanessa Rousso

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. When Vanessa Rousso first appeared in the poker world...

Where Are They Now – Isabelle Mercier

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. Perhaps the most ignored piece of advice is “follow...

Where Are They Now – David Williams

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. It seems in almost every sport there are a handful of...

Where Are They Now – Tony G

There aren’t too many people in the world, let alone the poker world, who are known primarily by their nickname. If I titled this story “Where Are They Now – Antanas Guoga” it might have taken you a little bit to realize just who I was...

Where Are They Now – Chip Reese

Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players - not just the pros - as they travel through one long game. Some of the players profiled are deceased but not forgotten. When Chip Reese died at the young age of 56 he left a...

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