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Online Player of the Year - Eric ‘blizair’ Blair

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Apr 15, 2011

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Eric Blair has been on the online scene for only the last three years, but during that stretch, he has established himself as one of the more consistent tournament professionals in the game. Since 2008, Blair has earned more than $1.8 million while playing under the name “blizair.” In 2010, he finished 66th in the Online Player of the Year (OPOY) race, and had his best year to date, banking more than $500,000. This year, he already has turned heads with eight final tables and three wins, including a $93,000 score for taking down the PokerStars Sunday 500, one of the toughest online events each week. In this interview, Blair discusses how he got his start and how living with some of the best poker minds in the world has helped his game. Julio Rodriguez: Before you found poker, what did you want to do with your life? Eric Blair: ...


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