Pokercast Episode 89 - Bill Chen & WCOOP Main Event Coverage
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - The feature guest this week on the Two Plus Two Pokercast is two-time WSOP bracelet winner Bill Chen. Bill comes on the program to discuss several topics including the surge of multiple bracelet winners at the WSOP, times you can deviate from the correct mathematical strategy, and even dives into the world of finance. Fresh off winning the WCOOP 6-max Limit Holdem event Terrence Chan joins Mike in studio as the guest co-host. Aaron Jones aka aejones provides some more great poker strategy about "Monkey See Monkey Do" in this weeks Leggo Poker strategy segment. Mike and Terrence also provide some more WCOOP coverage, preview the WSOP Europe, discuss forum static, and of course gives away the password for the September 27th Poker Stars VIP Club Invitational for Pokercast listeners. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Terrence Chan is professional poker player from Vancouver, Canada. Terrence is a former Pokerstars employee. Chan left Pokerstars to pursue the game full-time.
Terrence is perhaps best know for his impressive performance in the 2009 Pokerstars SCOOOP series where he won two limit hold’em events simultaneously – the $500 medium buy in and the $5000 high buy in.
Other career highlights include 15 WSOP cashes (primarily in limit), including two 2010 limit final tables. Chan’s poker resume is rounded out by cashes on the WPT an APPT title as well as an assortment of deep runs in other international and local tournaments.
Terrence’s live cashes exceed $800,000 in addition to his impressive online resume.
Currently Chan can be found playing online at Pokerstars under the screenname “unassigned,” and posts on 2+2 under the handle “tchan.” Learn more about Terrence Chan
Bill Chen, born 1970, is a quantitative analyst, software designer, and poker player. Chen holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from University of California, Berkley. Upon graduation Chen began experiment with how advanced mathematics could be applied to the game of poker.
Career highlights include 2 WSOP bracelets and 14 WSOP cashes in a variety of games not limited to NLHE.
Bill is a member of Team Pokerstars’ Friends of Pokerstars and authored “The Mathematics of Poker” with Jerrod Ankenman.
Chen’s live tournament winnings exceed $1.2 million. Learn more about Bill Chen