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The Scoop -- Jimmy Fricke

by The Scoop |  Published: Jun 08, 2009

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Jimmy Fricke, known as “Gobboboy” online, splashed onto the poker scene with his second-place finish, behind Gus Hansen, in the 2007 Aussie Millions main event, because of both his aggressive, intuitive play and his age. He was 19 at the time, and took home $800,000 for his efforts. Since then, he’s been traveling the live-tournament circuit, where he has accumulated almost $1.5 million in winnings. He recently sat down with Adam and Diego, and took a look back at his first real taste of big poker success. Diego Cordovez: We had Gus Hansen on, and we went through his book Every Hand Revealed, and you are the co-star of the book. Adam Schoenfeld: I would say the star [laughing]! Jimmy Fricke: I have yet to see a royalty check from that. AS: Well, you received one million Australian dollars as a royalty. JF: That’s true. DC: He writes extensively about ...


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