PokerCast Episode 239 - Howard Lederer
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is Full Tilt Poker co-founder Howard Lederer. Howard spends over three hours taking questions from Mike and Adam about his involvement with the former online poker giant. He speaks openly about the formation of Full Tilt Poker, his involvement in the growth of the company and the eventual relocation to Dublin, Ireland. Howard discusses the role of Full Tilt Poker CEO Ray Bitar and defends his decision not to terminate Ray after his gross mis-management had been uncovered. Mike and Adam also wrap-up the 2012 World Championship of Online Poker and of course give away the password for the September 30th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Howard Lederer is a professional poker player from Concord, NH. Born October 30, 1964, Lederer attended Columbia University in New York City where he discovered poker while frequenting the cities chess clubs. Lederer would become a regular at the legendary Mayfair Club, playing alongside a number of future WSOP champions and high stakes professionals. In the mid 1990s, Lederer relocated to Las Vegas, NV, to seek out higher stakes for his poker conquests. Lederer holds 2 WSOP titles, and 2 WPT titles in addition to a staggering 41 WSOP cashes. Hendon Mob lists his live tournament winnings as being in excess of $5.8 million.
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