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The Scoop: Adam Levy Discusses Battling Hellmuth and the ‘Queen-Ten’ Rant

by Erik Fast |  Published: Apr 04, 2012


Adam Levy, known to many by his online screen name “Roothlus”, has been a regular on the tournament scene for years, with his earliest live cashes dating back to 2006. Since then, he has garnered lifetime tournament earnings of more than $3.4 million, with his biggest score coming from his 12th place finish in the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event for $635,011. Levy was first introduced to the televised-poker viewing public during ESPN’s coverage of the 2008 WSOP main event, where he finished 48th. During his deep run, Levy become involved in a big hand with Phil Hellmuth that sent the 11-time bracelet winner on one of his classic tirades, bemoaning his fortune to his wife saying, “they called a raise with queen-ten, honey!” Levy stopped by the set of Card Player TV’s “The Scoop” to discuss the hand in question and Hellmuth’s ensuing rant. “The hand was ...

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