Pokercast Episode 288 - Shane Schleger
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week Mike and Adam are joined by the 6th place finisher in the WCOOP Main Event and friend of the show Shane Schleger. Shane talks about his difficult journey out of the USA just to get set up to play this year's events. Some key hands are discussed as well as Shane's approach to deal-making. In forum static, Mike and Adam break down this year's nominations for the Poker Hall of Fame. The boys then discuss Archie Karas' latest legal troubles and provide an update on some statistics that were released regarding the FTP remission process. Last but not least, the password is released for the October 6th Poker Stars Invitational for PokerCast listeners.
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Shane Schleger is a professional poker player hailing from New York. Better known for online poker tournament success under the name shaniac, he has made two WSOP final tables as well as a WPT final table. Schleger finished fifth place on two separate occasions in the WSOP $1K w/ Rebuys event for $132,110 in 2005 and $111,445 in 2007. In February 2006, he won $230,000 in a $300 no-limit hold 'em rebuy tournament at the Commerce Casino's LA Poker Classic. In July 2007, he finished fourth at the WPT Bellagio Cup III, cashing for $232,490. Learn more about Shane Schleger