You follow players on Twitter, at tables in your favorite online poker rooms, through live reporting, and at live events. But how did they get their start? What were they doing before they discovered poker? We're here to answer those questions and more for you.
Antonio Esfandiari, also known as, "The Magician," is one of the most recognized faces in poker. He's accumulated almost $24 million in live tournament winnings over his illustrious career. In this edition of Seat Open, Esfandiari talks about life before poker.
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