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A Poker Life - Jared Jaffee

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Jan 07, 2011


Jared Jaffee was among the leaders in the Card Player 2010 Player of the Year (POY) race for much of the year. It was quite an impressive performance when you consider that 2010 was Jaffee’s first year of playing full time on the tournament trail. He made half a dozen final tables during the year, and the bulk of his POY points were won at World Poker Tour (WPT) main-event final tables. He won more than half a million dollars in POY events in 2010, and was in the top 10 in final-table appearances, as well. Previous years of Jaffee’s life were dedicated to his education in law, but he quickly discovered that the life of a practicing attorney was not for him once he began working, and he quickly turned to poker. Passing the Bar and Quickly Moving On Jaffee passed the bar exam in New York after completing ...

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