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Sam Trickett: High Stakes Anytime, Anyplace

British Pro Bagged Three Million-Dollar Cashes in 2011, Plays Highest Cash Games in World

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Mar 21, 2012


In a few short years, the United Kingdom’s Sam Trickett has gone from small-stakes grinder to one of the most fearless high-stakes players in the world. Trickett has been playing in massive Macau cash games for more than a year now. These games have become the epicenter for the highest stakes poker action on the planet. He is one of the rotation’s most aggressive players, which is the reason he has a seat. The games, which run around wealthy Chinese businessmen, have been very lucrative for Trickett. While away from the cash-game tables, Trickett has also established himself as an elite tournament player – especially in big buy-in events. He won $4.7 million in tournaments in 2011, en route to finishing just outside the top 10 in Card Player’s Player of the Year race. He’s just 25 years old. With millions in tournament earnings and hundreds of thousands in Macau ...

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