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Look Out - Chris Oliver

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Mar 18, 2011

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Chris Oliver turned heads in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event with his huge chip stack. His massive holdings were good for the chip lead for much of the tournament, and he had 42 percent of the chips in play at the start of the final table. The 21-year-old professional from Holiday, Florida, eventually fell in second place against Galen Hall, but he still made a huge splash to start a year in which he plans to commit more time to live tournaments. Oliver previously had made his name as “Getting Daize” online. He finished 2010 in fourth place in the Card Player Online Player of the Year standings, and is now a factor in the Card Player 2011 Player of the Year (POY) race. “I started playing poker when I was 16, and I dropped out of high school to play poker,” said Oliver when he ...


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