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There Will Be A New Irish Open Champion

We did not catch the action but can confirm that the last remaining Irish Open champion has been eliminated from the field here on day 2. Kevin Vandersmissen won the main event in 2012, but ...


A Poker Life -- Terrence Chan

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Jan 01, 2013

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Terrence Chan pays his bills by playing poker. He’s been doing it since 2004. But he doesn’t consider himself to be a full-time poker pro. Chan also competes as a professional mixed martial artist. He’s been doing it for the last couple years. But he doesn’t consider himself to be a professional fighter either. Truth be told, the 31-year-old Canadian has pretty diverse interests, much more than consumes the typical poker player these days and Chan credits this balance for his longevity in a career that has produced thousands of has-beens and one-hit wonders. Poker Beginnings Chan was born in Vancouver on Dec. 8, 1980 to a middle class family of immigrants. His parents didn’t come to Canada with very much, but they worked hard to provide him with a childhood full of opportunities. Chan’s parents expected the typical things from their son that most parents expect. They wanted him ...


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