Pokercast Episode 67 - ALEC "traheho" TORELLI, AMARILLO SLIM discussion & SCOOP recap
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on Pokercast is poker pro Alec Torelli. Alec comes on the program to talk about his success as an up and coming poker pro and his recent claim that he is "burned out" from poker and doesn't get the same enjoyment from the game as he did early in his career. Dusty Schmidt also chimes in on the show to discuss his poker / golf million dollar prop bet. The guys also get a Shaun Deeb update and talk about his current tournament heater and his heads-up play with Terrence Chan at one of the SCOOP final tables. Nollan Dalla is also featured on this weeks show talking about his confrontational interview with poker legend Amarillo Slim. Mike and Adam also talk some tournament news, forum static and of course give away the password for the April 19th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for Pokercast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Nolan Dalla is poker and gambling author from Dallas TX. A reported gambler “since childhood”, he worked his way through a political science degree at the University of Texas, followed by a Masters degree in Public Policy administration at University of Texas – Arlington before working on a US Senate Committee in Washington, DC.
Dalla is the media relations director of the World Series of Poker and a respected poker author. In addition to a long list of poker and gambling articles published in Gambling Times, Card Player, Poker Digest, Poker Pages, Poker Player, and The Intelligent Gambler, Dalla is the author of One of a Kind, Stu Ungar’s biography. Learn more about Nolan Dalla
Shaun Deeb is a professional poker player from Troy, NY currently living in Las Vegas. Deeb launched his online tournament career from a single deposit of $30, which he parlayed into $33,000 in two weeks.
Deeb rose to internet poker fame and was known for the incredible multi-table tournament volume he could put in, as well as his ability to multi-tabling 30+ tournaments at one time. In addition to his multi-tabling prowess, Deeb was lauded for his ability to take a nightly $5 re-buy tournament as serious as he would a tournament with exponentially larger buy in. After dominating the online tournament scene for years, Shaun has now set his sights on playing in the largest live poker games in the world.Learn more about Shaun Deeb
Dusty Schmidt is a professional poker player, coach, and entrepreneur from Portland, OR. Before making his living playing poker, Schmidt was an up and coming golfer who broke two of Tiger Wood’s junior records and lead the money winner on the Golden States Tour. His career was cut short by a heart attack at age 23.
Online, Dusty is the epitome of “grinder” and known by the apt screen name “leatherass”. Schmidt has played over 7 million hands online and logged more than 10,000 hours in a 5-year span in which he has won over $3 million.
Dusty was formerly a coach at StoxPoker and currently coaches at DragTheBar.com. He is the author of Treat your Poker Like a Business, published in 2009. Learn more about Dusty Schmidt
Alec Torelli is a professional poker player from Orange County, CA. He began playing poker in 2003 and has since made a name for himself online and live. In 2007 Torelli won the FTOPS III Main Event and in 2008 won events 4 and 6 at the Bellagio’s Festa al Lago. According to Hendon Mob, his live tournament earnings are more than $1.4 million.
Alec Torelli maintains his blog at AlecTorelli.net. Learn more about Alec Torelli