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A Poker Life: Trevor Pope

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Sep 01, 2013


Trevor Pope spent a couple of his early adult years moving from city to city, hoping to make it as an online poker pro. To his parents, it looked like he was wandering aimlessly, hoping for a big gamble to pay off. Now living in Las Vegas, 26-year-old Pope is finally settling down into a more stable life. Armed with a recently won World Series of Poker bracelet and all the confidence in the world, Pope is ready to take the poker world by storm. This is his story. Catching the Poker Bug Pope grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the oldest of five children. His father paid the bills as a musician while his mother stayed at home with the children, occasionally working as a substitute teacher. “We were an extremely competitive family,” Pope recalled. “My parents built us a sports court in our backyard and friends and neighbors were ...

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