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Karl “discomonkey” Fenton

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Aug 01, 2011


Karl Fenton is a 25-year-old living and studying in the UK and really coming into his own in the world of poker. Card Player Europe chatted to “discomonkey” only days after his latest online win and just before he hit the bright lights of Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker. Rebecca McAdam: Tell me more about yourself — where you’re from, what you were doing before poker, and so on. Karl Fenton: Ok well I was born in Scunthorpe, and live with my parents in a small town called Caistor in Lincolnshire until I went to university at 21 to study advertising and marketing. Poker success and uni coincided to be honest. I won my first major score in August 2008 for $6.000, when I was totally life busto and deposited my last $60 in true degen style. RM: Where did you discover poker? KF: Well, I used ...

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