PokerCast Episode 117 - Vanessa Selbst & Jeffrey Haas
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is NAPT Mohegan Sun Champion and Deuces Cracked coach Vanessa Selbst. Vanessa joins Mike and Adam on the program to talk about her latest tournament win and share some hands from the final table. Head of PokerStars Live Events Jeffrey Haas is also featured on the program talking about existing PokerStars event tours and plans for future events. Aaron Jones aka aejones provides some more great poker strategy about 'Taking the Lead' in this weeks Leggo Poker / Deuces Cracked strategy segment. David Sklansky is back at it providing another edition of the Sklansky Minute about 'Having Opinions'. The guys also connect with Italian TV commentator Niccolo Caramatti to chat about the upcoming EPT San Remo event and the current poker scene in Italy. Mike and Adam also discuss forum static, tournament news and give away the password for the April 18th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for Pokercast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Vanessa Selbst is a professional poker from Brooklyn, NY currently living in New Haven, CT. Born July 9, 1984, she learned poker in high school home games and began to take the game more seriously while attending Yale University. Currently she attends Yale Law School and intends to pursue a career in civil rights law.
Selbst holds one WSOP bracelet (won at the 2008 WSOP in Pot Limit Omaha) in addition the Mohegan Sun event of the 2010 NAPT. According to Hendon Mob, she has over $1.7 million in live tournament cashes.
Vanessa is an executive producer at DeucesCracked.com and is a member of Team Pokerstars Pro. Learn more about Vanessa Selbst
Jeffrey Haas is the president and co-founder of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT). Launched in 2007 and sponsored by Pokerstars, the APPT has 4 stops in Manila, Seoul, Macau and Sydney.
Before founding the APPT with Sarne Lightman, Haas’ resume boasted more than 10 years in media, technology, and gaming with highlights including 3 years with the Discovery Channel and 4 years in online poker. He is credited as “executive producer” for poker events in Canada, Sweden and Spain. Learn more about Jeffrey Haas