It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.


Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.


the guy that won 8.55 million from world series poker 2009

page: 1

log in


posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 11:57 AM
here is the link to the story: Story Click Here

this kid happens to be dating my professor's daughter. My professor is a lawyer and he is getting a cut from the winnings since he helped pay the entry fee.

[edit on 17-11-2009 by computerwiz32]

posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 01:07 PM
reply to post by computerwiz32

Cool stuff, how much is your professor getting? The story said he had two backers.

I bet that guy feels GREAT winning that kind of money. I want to enter in the tourney one day if I ever get the money, but I heard they raised the entry fee from 10,000 to 40,000 recently, hence the MUCH bigger grand prize winnings.

Thanks for sharing, and give my congratulations to the guy.

[edit on 11/17/2009 by jkrog08]

posted on Nov, 20 2009 @ 12:55 AM
ya, well the kid is popular in my area I guess. I just found out from a friend that my friend knows a friend who knows the kid.

The kid is throwing a party this weekend. I might be going with my friend and his friend to the party. I heard he spent about 30,000 bucks on this party. Not sure if it's true.

My professor is a business lawyer. He won't give specifics on what he is getting. He won't even tell me about how much he gave to the kid.

His daughter recently got her facebook account hacked. The hacker hacked her account and figured out her bank account,school and school login account which the hacker swiped her grades and credits clean. They know her phone number and where she lives. They sent e-mail to all of her contacts saying she is in new jersey and now have money problems and wants the people to wire about 15,000 to her via money gram or western union.

Since the professor is a lawyer. He told use he already in the process on getting the warrants to trace back the IP which facebook and other sites logged the hackers ip address.
He said so far he thinks it's out of the U.S. He said he knows how to deal with people outside the U.S.

So alot of stuff is happening. I think the kid just was lucky. i don't think he will do this again.

I heard he dropped out of college to be a professional poker dude. My sisters friends knows him too. My sister told me about him last year and I was like ok whatever.

she was jelious cuz the kid is younger then my sister and my sister is in debt due to taking student loans to pay off her medical school.

I will pass it on. Just thought I would share what I experienced here.

I personally thought the other players were kinda easy on him. They didn't take him seriously and he ended up winning. Well we will see next year. I can't believe it's so much for a entry fee. 10,000 and now they will raise it more?

new topics

log in