Pokercast Episode 62 - Huckleberry Seed & Rob Eckstut
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on Pokercast is WSOP Main Event Champion and the new NBC Heads-Up Champion Huckleberry Seed. Huckleberry comes on the program to talk about taking down the latest NBC Heads-Up Championship, shares some stories from his poker career and clears up some internet fables. Also featured on the program is Leggo Poker instructor Rob 'BobboFitos' Eckstut. Who shares his poker story and provides some great No Limit strategy. Mike and Adam also talk some tournament news, forum static and of course give away the password for the March 15th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll.
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Rob Ecksut is a professional poker player, poker writer, and coach from Somerville, MA. Rob’s bankroll was built literally from scratch when he began by grinding the play money games online at PokerStars, amassing $1 million play chips which he then sold for $10. That $10 would launch his online poker career, beginning with 2 NL.
Eckstut is the author of Bobbo’s Bible, a highly valued poker ebook. Rob is also a coach at LeggoPoker. He began poker coaching during college and is held in high esteem for both his dedication to coaching and his ability to clearly articulate key concepts of the game. His current coaching roster top 100 students.
Currently Rob can be found playing in 5/10 and 10/20 NLHE games and shows no signs of slowing down.
Rob posts on 2+2 under the handle “Bobbo Fitos.” Learn more about Rob Eckstut
Huckleberry Seed, born January 15th, 1969 is a professional poker player from Santa Clara, CA. Before poker, Seed was an all-star athlete who played on the 1987 Montana All-State basketball team and on Caltech’s basketball team, while he studied electrical engineering.
Seed is perhaps best known for winning the 1996 World Series of Poker Main Event, but also holds a bracelet in Pot Limit Omaha and two in Razz. He has 37 money finishes at the WSOP and 3 money finishes at the WPT. According to The Hendon Mob database, has over $5.8 million in tournament earnings.
In 2009, Seed won the NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship and holds its all-time record for finishes at 18 cashes and 4 losses. In 2010 he won the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions freeroll, a non-bracelet event that netted him a $500,000 payday.
Huckleberry Seed is Full Tilt Poker sponsored pro. Learn more about Huckleberry Seed