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Mike Sexton to the 2009 Poker Hall of Fame

by Justin Marchand |  Published: Nov 27, 2009


Card Player would like to tip its hat to the newest Poker Hall of Fame member, the sole 2009 inductee, Mike Sexton. With a lifetime of high-stakes cash-game experience, 47 World Series cashes, and more than $3 million in tournament winnings, he’s certainly proven his mettle at the table. But it was Mike’s passion for poker, forward-thinking ideas, and expansionistic contributions to growing the game in many ways that made him a unanimous choice amongst his peers. Sexton helped pipe televised poker into millions of households as a World Poker Tour commentator, and was instrumental in setting up He also contributed to Card Player as a columnist for over a decade. We caught up with Mike, and feature a look at his fascinating poker life on Page 48. The 2009 Hall of Fame ballot was full of excellent poker players, including all-time tournament money leader Daniel Negreanu, superstar Phil ...

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