PokerCast Episode 248 - Ben 'Ben86' Tollerene, Poker Refugees & Nolan Dalla
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two PokerCast is high stakes Pot-Limit Omaha specialist Ben 'Ben86' Tollerene. Ben joined us in studio to talk about his 2012 heater, his relocation north of the border to stay in action, his dedication to fitness and shares some PLO strategy. Also featured on the program is Kristin Wilson, Owner and founder of Poker Refugees, a company which helps players relocate to online poker friendly countries. Later in the program the guys check in with regular contributor to the show Nolan Dalla to get his insight on the passing of poker pro and author Lou Krieger. Mike and Adam also discuss Bacon vs. Cheese, provide some WPT coverage show and of course give away the password for the December 9th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for PokerCast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Ben Tollerene, know as Ben86 on PokerStars, began his professional poker career in January 2007 and quickly rose through the ranks to find himself playing in some of the biggest Pot-Limit Omaha cash games online. While dominating the nose bleed cash games he still found the time to receive a finance degree from Texas Tech University. Currently Ben is the third biggest cash game winner of 2012 with over $2.2 million in profit. Learn more about Ben Tollerene
Nolan Dalla is poker and gambling author from Dallas TX. A reported gambler “since childhood”, he worked his way through a political science degree at the University of Texas, followed by a Masters degree in Public Policy administration at University of Texas – Arlington before working on a US Senate Committee in Washington, DC.
Dalla is the media relations director of the World Series of Poker and a respected poker author. In addition to a long list of poker and gambling articles published in Gambling Times, Card Player, Poker Digest, Poker Pages, Poker Player, and The Intelligent Gambler, Dalla is the author of One of a Kind, Stu Ungar’s biography. Learn more about Nolan Dalla