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Generation Next - Lefrancois on Living the Dream

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Nov 01, 2010


Almost every poker player dreams of winning a World Series of Poker event. Most never will. Some simply wish for the opportunity to go deep. Again, many might not. How about if you won a WSOP event and then went super deep in, say, the main event, all in the same Series? Well, that’s what 23-year-old Pascal Lefrancois did. The hockey-loving, finance student from Quebec, Canada took down event no.8, a $1,500 no-limit hold’em tournament for $568,974, and then came excruciatingly close to the November Nine, exiting the main event in 11th place for $635,000. Every now and then a player comes along and there is something exciting about them. Full Tilt obviously thought so too as they have signed him up as a Red Pro. He now takes to the international circuit to see what further damage he can do. Rebecca McAdam: Do you want to play poker professionally ...

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