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Tag: biography

Seat Open with Marty Mathis: Growing Up Gaming & Emerging From Black Friday

Marty Mathis talks about jumping into gaming at a very young age and realizing his dreams in the poker world. He also reveals some of the harder times like losing money after Black Friday and making a come back in the last few years.

The Bro Diaries: Alec Torelli & Andrew Robl Part Two

In this episode of The Bro Diaries Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl talk about some their experiences in the high stakes poker world from their longest downswing to how they handle super long hours at the table.

The Bro Diaries: Alec Torelli & Andrew Robl

Friendships are an essential element to any long and successful poker career. In this series Alec Torelli and Andrew Robl open up about their life, friendship and experiences as poker players.

Seat Open with Adrienne Rowsome: Discovering Poker, Finding her Mate, & Her Bundle of Joy

PokerStars Team Online Adrienne Rowsome shares her experience finding poker, how poker brought her to her true love and her future which includes a little one on the way.

Seat Open: Jonathan Karamalikis Talks About Discovering Poker

Full Tilt Ambassador Jonathan Karamalikis open up about his life before poker and how perfect poker was for him once he discovered it.

Seat Open: Steven Silverman Talks Getting Back into Poker & Finding Love

Steven Silverman opens up about his mission to complete college, why he returned to poker and how his dog lead him to his girlfriend.

Seat Open: Steven Silverman Talks Growing Up, Music, & Finding Poker

In this first part of the Steven Silverman life story, he opens up about his life growing up with his parents and brother on the East Coast, his interests as a boy and his first introduction to poker.

Seat Open wth Maria Mayrinck: Poker, Poker Media, PokerStars & Her Future

Maria Mayrinck opens up about how she got connected to PokerStars, her families hesitation with poker and her future.

Seat Open: Kara Scott On Her Highlights in Poker & Her Hopes for the Future

Kara Scott shares the moments that have meant the most to her in poker and her plans, or lack thereof, for getting married next year.

Seat Open: Kara Scott On Growing Up in Nature, Fighting, and Teaching

Kara Scott has a very interesting back story which includes growing up without running water, teaching kids who tried to light her on fire and her history in the martial arts. You definitely don't want to miss this Seat Open.

Seat Open: Jason Somerville Talks Scrubbing Toilets, Teaching Karate & Being Bedridden

Jason Somerville worked his way up the ladder from scrubbing toilets at the local karate school, to teaching his own 100 kid class. Finding himself bedridden with Ulcerative colitis at just eighteen years old, Jason decided to embark on his journey into the world of poker.

Seat Open: Matt Salsberg

Sarah pulls aside one of the most interesting guys in poker to find out about his life growing up and his life before the felt.

Seat Open: Shannon Shorr

Shannon Shorr opens up about his childhood and his discovery of poker.

Seat Open: Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis Part Two

Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis shares how he told his parents about quitting school to pursue poker, how his life has changed and what his goals are for the future.

Seat Open: George Danzer Part Two

Team PokerStars Pro George Danzer explains how he went from chess champion to poker champion and what he is hoping for in the future.

Seat Open: Jake Cody Part One

One of the newest members of Team PokerStars Pro opens about his life growing up and how poker became such a large part of it.

Seat Open: Jason Koon Part Two

Jason Koon talks about his best poker moment, the decision that brought him to poker, and his hope for the future.

Seat Open: Dominik Nitsche Part Two

In the second part of this edition of Seat Open, Dominik Nitsche opens up about his discovery of online poker and how his career evolved.

Seat Open: Dominik Nitsche Part One

Dominik Nitsche opens up about his life growing up and his formative years before he discovered poker.

Seat Open: Kenny Wong

Ken Wong, best known as "Hong Kong Kenny Wong", shares his journey throughout life, how he discovered poker, and major parts of his career, including the Macau cash games. He also opens up about sharing his poker adventures with his poker-pro girlfriend, Jay Tan.

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