Poker Cast 406 - Gavin Griffin, Aaron Paul in the GPL and SHRPO Collusion
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the Pokercast: We are joined by an in studio guest and established poker player Gavin Griffin. To start, Terrence gives us a Cook Islands trip report plus Ross and Terrence are cooking something up. We have some updates on the Pokercast WSOP Fantasy league and then we talk to Gavin. Gavin chats with us about being a poker player and a dad, the live poker scene in so cal and many other anecdotes from his lengthy career in the game. After talking with Gavin he sticks around for the news. This week in ICYMI: Aaron Paul joins the GPL and other GPL updates, Doug Polk sets a new record, A weed themed casino in Vegas?, EPT Grand Final and a collusion scandal at the SHRPO. After a break we get to your voicemail, e-mails and forum shout outs. We also break down some hands in the Rossco Report and the Pokerstars Invitational passwords are included! Follow along with the Rossco Report hands in the links in the show thread: http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/97/two-plus-two-pokercast/
Music: Spirit of the West - Save this house / If Venice is sinking
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