Pokercast Episode 111 - Phil Laak, Ashton Griffin & NBC Heads-Up Preview
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Two Plus Two Pokercast poker pro Phil Laak joins Mike and Adam in studio to talk about several topics including playing the Polaris poker bot, his William Hill Grand Prix win, his play on High Stakes Poker and even plays some word association. Aaron Jones aka aejones provides some more great poker strategy about "Playing Deep Stack - Out of Position" in this weeks Leggo Poker strategy segment. David Sklansky is back at it providing another edition of the Sklansky Minute about Apologies While Driving. Also featured on the program is high stakes poker pro Ashton Griffin discussing his consistent winning play and his latest prop bet win. Mike and Adam also discuss forum static, tournament news and give away the password for the March 7th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for Pokercast listeners.
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Phil "Unabomber" Laak is a professional poker player, born in Dublin, Ireland, now residing in Las Vegas. Phil has six World Poker Tour cashes, and six WSOP cashes. In 2005 he took first place in the William Hill Grand Prix for $265,000. A regular on the ever-popular High Stakes Poker T.V. show and has twice tasted victory on NBC's Poker After Dark. Learn more about Phil Laak
Ashton Griffin is a professional poker from Lake Worth FL. His first poker experience came from playing 10NL with his mom and sister, and with his friends in high school. Griffin’s poker career took off while studying business at Minnesota West, where he also a starter on the wrestling team.
Ashton has built (and rebuilt) his bankroll from scratch, progressing from small stakes all the way to taking a seat in Bobby’s room, and sitting down at the nosebleed tables on Full Tilt Poker where he players under the screen name “Ashman103.”
Ashton’s live tournament winnings exceed $600,000, due in part to his first place finish at the Venetian’s $25,000 Invitational High Roller Bounty Shootout in 2010.
Griffin is a coach on the popular training site “Leggo Poker,” where he also hosts his blog “Addicted to the Turbulence.” Learn more about Ashton Griffin