Bobby Hoff: A Poker Legend Passes
by Bob Ciaffone | Published: Oct 16, 2013
Bobby Hoff will be written about by a number of poker people. I will leave a description of his up and down personal life to others. I would like to write about how he was seen by his poker friends, and how he played the game of poker. I knew Bobby Hoff, whose nickname was “the Wizard,” for a long time, and played in a fair amount of no-limit hold’em cash games where he was also playing. When we were both in the Los Angeles area, I got to know him quite well, since we hung out in the same circle of friends who enjoyed each other’s company. Our get-togethers for food and drink were often in the company of Dan Harrington and Steve Lott, two of the toughest cash-game players on the planet. I can tell you that for those of us who knew Bobby well, it was impossible ...
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