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Generation Next -- Georgios Kapalas

A New Breed of Greek Player is Born

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Dec 01, 2009


American player names crop up often in poker conversations, as do Swedish, Danish, English, and Irish, among many others. But it is very rare to hear Greek players brought up in such debates or discussed on forums, so what is happening over that side of the world, and who is in the lineup for a new generation of Greek poker representatives who are ready to roll with the big guns? One name worthy of a mention is Georgios Kapalas. A fairly new face on the live international poker scene, the young and modest up-and-comer has so far this year taken down the Greek Poker Tour, and final tabled at both the European Poker Tour and the World Series of Poker. Rebecca McAdam: How did you get into poker? Georgios Kapalas: I started two and a half years ago. I used to play Magic: The Gathering. Some friends from there brought ...

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