For the fans who have ever wanted more background on their favorite poker pros, we bring you the Seat Open series. Each week, we'll talk to poker pros to get a first-hand look at what their lives were like growing up and the road to their poker careers.
This week, we take a look at Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov's journey. He opens up about his childhood, moving to the United States from the Ukraine, and more.
Check back next Monday for the second half of this two-part series.
For more videos like these, check out the PokerNews Seat Open series.