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Heads Up With Peter Eastgate

Defending World Series of Poker Champion

by Kristy Arnett |  Published: Jul 24, 2009


Peter Eastgate is the reigning main-event champion of the World Series of Poker. Last year he took down more than $9.1 million and the coveted gold bracelet. Since then, he’s been seen playing in the highest no-limit hold’em cash games on PokerStars, and also has appeared on the show High Stakes Poker on GSN. He stopped by the Card Player TV studio to talk about what his year has been like since his win, and what he’s learned from playing in the nosebleed cash games. Kristy Arnett: Winning the World Series of Poker main event is every poker player’s dream, and I’m sure that you thought a lot about what it would be like to win during the time leading up to the “November Nine.” Is it everything you thought it would be? Peter Eastgate: Yeah, pretty much. It’s whatever you make it to be. I’ve never really thought of ...

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