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A Poker Life: Raj Vohra

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Jan 18, 2011

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Raj Vohra is a winner; he always has been. While growing up in India, he was among the top tennis players in the country. After completing school, he turned pro and began competing on the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) Tour. He was living his dream, competing against the best players in the world as the pride of his nation, but disaster struck and an injury forced him into early retirement. Not one to be down for long, Vohra picked himself up and started from scratch, learning poker through trial and error after catching an episode of the World Series of Poker on ESPN. Five years of intense study later, the 36-year-old has become one of the best players you’ve never heard of. This is his story. Volleying for a Career in Tennis Vohra was born in India in 1974. His family managed various clothing factories. His mother and father ...


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