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RIP Chad Brown

by Todd Brunson |  Published: Sep 03, 2014


Chad Brown was born in Manhattan in 1961. He started playing poker around New York and when he moved to Hollywood in the early 90s all forms of poker had just been legalized. This was a natural succession for Chad to ease from being a professional actor to professional poker player. Chad never really hit it big in acting (in my opinion he was too nice for the dog-eat-dog world of TV and movies) but found his spot high atop the poker world. Chad’s tournament record includes $3.6 million in cashes, (more than $1.2 million coming from the WSOP) with 38 WSOP cashes and 10 final tables. Besides tournaments, Chad was a regular at the high-stakes live games in Vegas, LA, Atlantic City or any other of the many casinos he traveled to all over the world. I had hundreds if not thousands of hours playing poker with Chad. Besides ...

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