Pokercast Episode 29 - Gavin Griffin & Jason Rosenkrantz
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on Pokercast the guys continue their coverage of the 2008 World Series of Poker. Discussing the many well know pros that took home bracelets over the past week of play. The featured guest is WSOP, WPT and EPT champ Gavin Griffin. Gavin talks about several topics including his recent win at the Borgata Winter Open, his play at this years WSOP and gives a crash course in Deuce to Seven Triple Draw. Jason Rosenkrantz, better know as "KRANTZ" on the Two Plus Two forums is also featured on the program to discuss his high stakes online play and his WSOP experience. Mike and Adam also give away the password for the June 29th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Gavin Griffin, born August 28, 1981, is a professional player from Darien, Illinois. Gavin attended Texas Christian University, and launched his poker career playing online and in-home games with his university classmates.
Griffin’s first breakthrough came during a 2004 Las Vegas trip. Gavin’s first WSOP cash was also his first bracelet, winning the $3000 Pot Limit Hold’em event. In clinching this title, Griffin would become the youngest WSOP bracelet holder. In 2007 Gavin took the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo, receiving a staggering $2.4 million for first and a top spot in the EPT top all-time winners list. Aside from his bracelet, Griffin has 10 WSOP cashes, a WPT title, and 2 WPT cashes.
According to Hendon Mob, Griffin’s total live winnings exceed $4.6 million.
Griffin is a member of Team Pokerstars Pro. Learn more about Gavin Griffin
Jason (“Jay”) Rosenkrantz is a professional poker player and founder of the poker coaching website DeucesCracked.com. Jay began playing poker at age 12. During his college years at Boston University Rosenkrantz discovered online poker and reconnected with his childhood friend Chuck Danielsson who introduced him to 2+2. This started Jay on his road to crushing online cash games – going on to become the biggest winner in online cash games in 2007-2008.
Another of his passions, screen writing and production, came to the forefront for Jay in 2009 with the G4 series 2 Months 2 Million, which documented Rosenkrantz and three friends spending two months in Vegas during the 2009 WSOP. Jay also worked on another film project, From Busto to Robusto, a documentary series chronicling many of the success stories coming from the world of online poker.
Jason posts on 2+2 under the screen name “Krantz.” Learn more about Jason Rosenkrantz