Pokercast Episode 83 - Isaac Haxton & EPT CEO John Duthie
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on Pokercast is well know online poker pro Isaac Haxton. Isaac comes on the program to talk about his runner-up finish in the $40k Holdem event at this years World Series and of course the Neteller incident involving his $800,000 stuck in limbo for over six months. CEO/Executive Producer of the European Poker Tour, John Duthie is also featured on the program to talk about EPT Season 6. Including some venue changes and some exciting new destinations added to this years tour. Mike and Adam also talk some tournament news, forum static and of course gives away the password for the August 9th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for Pokercast listeners.
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Born May 13, 1958, John Duthie is poker player and television director currently living in London, England. Before his involvement with poker, Duthie worked alongside other directors on a variety of high profile film and television projects such as Longitude, Haunted and The House of Spirits as well as working as director on successful television serials As If, Clocking Off and Silent Witness.
Duthie turned his television experience toward leaving his mark on the poker world with the creation of the European Poker Tour on which he worked as a commentator.
Duthie’s poker resume is equally impressive. His first big score came when he clinched the Poker Million 2000 tournament held on the Isle of Man, netting the first £1,000,000 payday in history. Duthie holds 10 WSOP and 2 WPT cashes in addition to other live tournament success, resulting in his total live tournament winnings of more than $2.3 million.
John Duthie is a member of Team Pokerstars. Learn more about John Duthie
Isaac Haxton is a professional poker player from Syracuse, NY. Isaac was introduced to poker by his Magic: The Gathering friends and began playing at age 18 at the Turning Stone. Before pursuing poker fulltime, Haxton completed two years of a computer science degree at Brown.
Despite his decision to put his education on hold, Haxton’s parents have been very supportive of his poker career. Any skepticism they may have had was no doubt cast aside once his checks for online winnings began to roll in.
Haxton’s first live tournament breakthrough came in 2007 when he finished second to Ryan Daut in the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure. In a few short years, Haxton would go on to cash in 3 WPT events and 13 WSOP events, including a second place finish in the 2009 $40,000 NLHE WSOP 40th Anniversary event. According to Hendon Mob, Haxton’s live earnings exceed $2.8 million. Learn more about Isaac Haxton