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The Scoop -- Eli Elezra

by The Scoop |  Published: Mar 05, 2010


Eli Elezra not only has had enormous tournament success, including having won a World Series of Poker bracelet, he’s also been a regular fixture in the “Big Game.” He is known for the action that he gives in cash games, as well as for the prop bets that high-stakes players commonly make with each other on the suits or colors of flops and boards. Winnings are paid only if a player announces it once he’s won. Should he forget to announce it, it’s called “sleeping” a prop, and winnings are not awarded. During the 2008 WSOP, Elezra sat down with Adam and Diego and talked about it. Diego Cordovez: You mentioned that you were kind of the godfather of bracelet bets. Are you also one of the key guys behind these prop bets? One thing that people don’t realize is that in the Big Game especially, there’s as much money ...

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