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Capture the Flag With Stephen Diamantas

by Brian Pempus |  Published: Mar 18, 2015


Florida-based poker pro Stephen Diamantas has been grinding out a living playing cards for years, despite being only 23 years old. He has been playing poker since he was just 15, though not for serious money back then, and grew up watching his father pursue poker professionally for about seven years. Diamantas credits the experience of his father with helping him spot the pitfalls that come with a professional poker career. So far, the results for Diamantas have been stellar. He already has nearly $600,000 in lifetime tournament earnings, with several six-figure scores on his resume. His most recent came last year in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino’s 2014 Summer Poker Open, where he finished third in the $3,500 buy-in event for a solid cash of $102,000. His largest lifetime score was a win in a World Poker Tour Regional Series event, also in Tampa, in 2013 for $121,900. Card ...

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