Capture The Flag: Dan Bilzerian
by Brian Pempus | Published: Jan 22, 2014
High-stakes poker player Dan Bilzerian needs little introduction. The venture capitalist and actor has become a well-known figure within the poker community thanks to his social media persona, buying pieces of the game’s best players, as well as for his claims of winning millions in private cash games. Bilzerian’s “playboy” lifestyle was recently covered by The Daily Mail. The British tabloid newspaper reported that he has a net worth of around $100 million. Bilzerian is the son of Paul Bilzerian, who was known as a “corporate takeover specialist.” Business runs in his family. Card Player had the chance to speak to Bilzerian about his poker background and the cash games. Brian Pempus: Can you talk about your poker background? Dan Bilzerian: When I was in college, my brother taught me how to play. He would fleece me out of the money I was getting from the military. When I got ...
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