Pokercast Episode 39 - Howard Lederer, BryanS & Taylor Caby
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on Pokercast is poker pro, WSOP bracelet winner and PPA board member Howard "The Professor" Lederer. Howard comes on the program to share some stories from the legendary Mayfair Club, talk about his involvement with the Poker Players Alliance and discuss the future of online poker. The PokerStars WCOOP Tournament Administrator BryanS is also featured on the program to talk about the now underway World Series of Online Poker taking place at Poker Stars. Taylor Caby is on the show to announce big news involving Card Runners & Stoxpoker while discussing the future of online poker training. Mike and Adam also talk some tournament news, forum static and of course give away the password for the September 14th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Taylor Caby is a professional poker player from Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, graduating with a degree in finance. Born in 1980, Caby began playing poker with his family at the age of 13 and discovered online poker during his freshman year at Illinois. He quickly parlayed his initial $35 deposit into six figures. His poker sense has attracted the attention of others in the business community. Impressed with his ability, a regular in the 100 NL online games offered Caby a summer apprenticeship with a prominent New York hedge fund.
Caby cofounded the video training site CardRunners.com. He continues in his role as a video instructor and coach in addition to overseeing the company. In 2008 CardRunners partnered with Full Tilt Poker, which saw Caby and other members of “Team Cardrunners” become Full Tilt Poker “Red Pros.”
Taylor considers himself an expert in No Limit Hold’em cash games and is particularly skilled in heads up play. Recently Caby has expanded his game to live tournament play. Thus far, Caby has 2 WSOP cashes, 2 WPT cashes and impressive results in Full Tilt’s Poker Million VIII. Learn more about Taylor Caby
Howard Lederer is a professional poker player from Concord, NH. Born October 30, 1964, Lederer attended Columbia University in New York City where he discovered poker while frequenting the cities chess clubs. Lederer would become a regular at the legendary Mayfair Club, playing alongside a number of future WSOP champions and high stakes professionals. In the mid 1990s, Lederer relocated to Las Vegas, NV, to seek out higher stakes for his poker conquests. Lederer holds 2 WSOP titles, and 2 WPT titles in addition to a staggering 41 WSOP cashes. Hendon Mob lists his live tournament winnings as being in excess of $5.8 million.
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Bryan is an employee of Pokerstars. Among other duties, he is the tournament administrator for the World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP). Learn more about Bryan S.