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Generation Next -- Jake Cody

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Apr 01, 2010


From playing in a local pub team at the age of 15, to studying psychology while reading poker books and forums, and discussing hands with fellow players, to eventually taking down the European Poker Tour Deauville, Jake Cody has come a long way at such a young age. However, he is quick to name Matt “pez102” Perrins and Tom “7tHEcROw7” Macdonald as players he owes the most to in regards to improving his game over the past year. After a bad run at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, the 21-year-old found himself wondering what he was doing wrong. Encouraged by Perrins and Nicky Evans, Cody decided he would give his first EPT a shot, and the rest is history. He qualified for the event where he is most comfortable — on the virtual felt — beat some of the poker world’s trickiest opponents, took €847,000 back to Rochdale in Greater Manchester, ...

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