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Generation Next - Scot Starts Off on Top

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Mar 01, 2011


Twenty-three-year-old Scot David Vamplew’s name hit the poker headlines when he took down the European Poker Tour London main event in late 2010 for a massive payday of just over $1.4 million. The event was the largest poker tournament ever held in England, and Vamplew’s achievement rocketed him to the top of the Scottish all-time money list. However, Vamplew does not see this as a time to rest on his laurels, but rather to prove that he has the skills to extend his results sheet much further. He spoke to Card Player about where his interest in poker came from and what he has been doing since his big win. Rebecca McAdam: How did poker come into your life? David Vamplew: A few weeks after I started university (in Edinburgh) one of my friends asked me if I wanted to play a game of poker. I didn’t really have any ...

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