Pokercast Episode 304 - David Paredes
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week is old school New York City live poker legend David Paredes. Mike and Adam ask David about his days playing in the underground clubs in the Big Apple, as well as his recent second place finish at the WPT Borgata Winter Open. Known as dlpnyc21 on Twoplustwo, David talks about his involvement in uncovering the UB cheating scandal, as well as the amazing similarities between his poker career and that of Rounders hero Mike McDermott. In ICYMI the guys follow up on last week's story about Chau Chiang as well as breaking down the recent declaration from Joe Hachem that poker is dying. This week in Bump, the guys alert you to great threads in NVG and the House of Blogs forums. In 140 or less, tweets from three of the biggest names in poker are recited and finally Mike and Adam name their poker player of the week. Last but not least, they give out the format and password for February 9nd Pokerstars Invitational for Pokercast listeners.
David Paredes is a professional poker player from New York City with over $1.3M in career tournament earnings. David put himself through school by playing poker, graduating from Harvard and then on to get a law degree. He has stints in the world of finance as well as coaching at the poker training site Cardrunners. Primarily a cash game player, David was also instrumental in exposing the theft of millions of dollars by the owners of Ultimate Bet. Learn more about David Paredes