Pokercast Episode 30 - Hevad Khan & David Sklansky
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The World Series of Poker coverage continues this week on Pokercast, recorded live from the Champions Lounge steps away from the all action. The guys track down Pokerstars pro Hevad "RaiNKhaN" Khan to discuss his final table appearance at last years Main Event and his plans for this years run. David Sklansky was also a feature guest on the program talking about his back to back final tables at this years WSOP. Along with his overall opinion about the many changes to the events this year. The guys squeezed in a short chat with Vanessa Selbst about an interesting add-on option that was included in the $10K PLO Championship. Mike and Adam also give away the password for the July 6th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Born January 25, 1985, Hevad Khan is a professional poker player from Poughkeepsie, NY. Before turning to poker, Khan played StarCraft competitively and attended SUNY Albany.
To most, Hevad Kahn is remembered as the 6th place finisher at the 2007 WSOP Main Event. He is near legendary for his televised boisterous celebrations, leading to what has been dubbed “The Hevad Khan” rule at future WSOP events.
Online, Khan is known for exceptional multi-tabling prowess and starred in a YouTube video that showed him multi-tabling 26 tournaments to prove that he was not a “poker bot.”
Khan has 6 WSOP cashes, 1 WPT cash, and 1 EPT cash. He won the Pokerstars Sunday Warm-Up in 2008. Khan has first place finishes at the Caesars Palace Classic, the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure ($2000 event), and the Foxwoods Poker Classic. His live tournament earnings exceed $2.5 million.
Hevad is a member of Team Pokerstars Pro. Learn more about Hevad Khan
David Sklansky, born 1947, is a professional poker, theorist, and author from Teaneck, NJ. He is considered a top authority on poker and gambling theory, having published over twelve books and countless articles on the subject including the foundational Theory of Poker. David attended the University of Pennsylvania before leaving to become an actuary, a profession he later left to gamble professionally.
David has 3 WSOP bracelets and 23 WSOP cashes. He has also won the invitational WPT event “Poker By The Book”, overcoming a table stacked with Phil Hellmuth Jr, Mike Caro, T.J. Cloutier, Mike Sexton and Doyle Bruson.
His latest book Ducy?, part biography and part guide to “life strategy” was published in 2010 to critical acclaim. Learn more about David Sklansky