Pokercast Episode 108 - Lee Jones, Shaun Deeb & Chiren80
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Two Plus Two Pokercast Mike and Adam track down Cake Poker Card Room Manager Lee Jones to talk about an online incident where the pot was awarded to the player with the second best holding. Also featured on the program is an interview with new Team PokerStars Online pro and YouTube sensation Bachir 'Chiren80' Boumaaza. They ask Chiren80 about his rise to YouTube fame, his new deal with PokerStars and are also serenaded with 'Bling Blang Blaow' by his mother. Aaron Jones aka aejones provides some more great poker strategy about "Taking Breaks" in this weeks Leggo Poker strategy segment. Shaun Deeb chimes in this week for another edition of 'Where in the World is Shaun Deeb'. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Bachir 'Chiren80' Boumaaza achieved internet fame through his professional gaming career as the self-proclaimed greatest World of Warcraft player of all time. With some brilliant online youtube marketing he quickly built up his youtube profile subscriptions to over 250,000 and used this exposer to become a member of Team PokerStars Online. Learn more about Bachir Boumaaza
Shaun Deeb is a professional poker player from Troy, NY currently living in Las Vegas. Deeb launched his online tournament career from a single deposit of $30, which he parlayed into $33,000 in two weeks.
Deeb is known for incredible multi table tournament volume and likewise famous for multi-tabling 30+ tournaments at one time, playing an average of 60 tournaments every Sunday. In addition to his multi-tabling prowess, Deeb is lauded for his ability to take a nightly $5 re-buy tournament as serious as he would a tournament with exponentially larger buy in.
Deeb has earned the distinction of being the captain of the Poker World Cup US Team in 2007 and 2008 in addition to being the only player to ever appear more than once on the CardPlayer.com Online Player of the Year Top Ten list.
Deeb has more recently shifted his focus somewhat to live poker and has earned more than $370,000 in live tournament cashes to date. Learn more about Shaun Deeb
Lee Jones has been involved in the commercial poker industry for over 20 years, beginning his career as an amateur player at the Garden City and Bay 101 poker clubs in San Jose, California. In 2003, Lee was named poker room manager for PokerStars and currently works in the Home Games division. In 1994, he wrote Winning Low Limit Hold’em, still considered a must read for any new Limit Hold'em player. Learn more about Lee Jones