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Look Out: Jared Jaffee

Look Out: Jared Jaffee

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Oct 29, 2010


Jared Jaffee passed the bar exam in New York after completing law school, and then promptly started a job in the industry. He even more promptly left that job to pursue a career in poker. “I got swarmed the morning of my third day at work, and when I came back from lunch that afternoon, that was it. It was when the economy was bad, and it definitely wasn’t the job I was looking for at the time. I could tell right away that it wasn’t a place I wanted to be long term,” said Jaffee. “A lot of people might have waited a little longer, but I had poker. I was doing pretty well online at that point, so I put law on the back burner.” He went with his gut instinct, and that decision has proven to be a good one for the 29-year-old poker player from Brooklyn ...

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