When I Was A Donk – Will Failla
by Julio Rodriguez | Published: Jan 04, 2017
In this series, Card Player asks top pros to rewind back to their humble beginnings and provide insights regarding the mistakes, leaks, and deficiencies that they had to overcome in order to improve their games. If you play poker for a living, then you know and have heard from Will Failla. The boisterous Lake Ronkonkoma, New York native is a shark at the tables, but that doesn’t stop him from being the life of his own party as he wisecracks his way through a tournament field. Failla’s biggest score came at the 2011 WPT Legends of Poker main event, which he won for $758,085. In 2015, he won the Borgata Summer Poker Open for $283,301 and he also has other wins at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Foxwoods Poker Classic, and on the Heartland Poker Tour. In total, he has earned more than $5.3 million. Here, Failla talks about a mistake ...
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