Shan “Pacman” Jing has won the CPPT Bicycle Casino main event and $135,981. Jing, who’s known as Pacman in the L.A. poker scene, is a regular in card rooms across California. Aside from a few ...
Engineering Stacks With Nelius Foley
Instrumentation Engineer By Day, High Stakes Grinder By Night
by Rebecca McAdam | Published: Oct 01, 2012
Work hard, play hard. One could often apply that motto to the poker life. Do it successfully and along with wealth comes freedom. Freedom to work when you want, where you want, putting in long strenuous hours of concentration and unwinding afterwards in the setting of your choice. But what about the right balance? And what about those aiming for the top both inside and outside of poker. Those with love for the game but passions elsewhere. Could, for instance, a high stakes player also hold down a full-time job? Could an online pro chase an educational dream while simultaneously putting in the hours to maintain and increase his/her bankroll? How does someone like that face a job which pays them less in a month than they could earn in a day? And, even worse, how could they face it after a major downswing? One man managing to juggle both ...