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Look Out - Elliot Smith

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Apr 01, 2011

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Elliot Smith has been a familiar face on the tournament trail ever since he started to venture out of British Columbia to play international poker events, beginning with the 2008 World Series of Poker. The 23-year-old pro cashed three times during his rookie summer at the Series in various hold’em events, for a total of $59,447. That represented a 320 percent increase over his previous tournament winnings. Smith began his poker career playing limit hold’em, and then graduated to no-limit hold’em when the casinos in the Vancouver area began to offer more no-limit games. He moved on from the 2008 WSOP to start 2009 on a very strong note. In the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event, he finished 53rd, for $27,500, out of a field of 1,347 players. After that cash, Smith was off to Australia, and he found more success down under. He made his first ...


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