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Generation Next --- Tyler Bonkowski

Bonkowski Battles New Grounds

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Oct 01, 2010


Canada has produced many great poker players, and you only have to take a look at this year’s World Series of Poker to see the well is far from dry. Talented, fearless youngsters are coming out of the woodwork, and yet many remain to be discovered. Tyler Bonkowski was one of these players. While in university for three and a half years, he chopped and changed his mind from pharmacist to accountant to policeman, while all the time playing online, before he decided to take a shot at the game full-time. Since then he hasn’t looked back. But now he wants more. The online pro is hungry for a live win and is now taking on the major live international circuit in his hunt for gold. Rebecca McAdam: When and why did you start playing poker? Tyler Bonkowski: I started poker when I was 19 in university. I read a ...

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