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When I Was A Donk – Ryan Welch

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Apr 13, 2016


In this series, Card Player asks top pros to rewind back to their humble beginnings and provide insights regarding the mistakes, leaks, and deficiencies that they had to overcome in order to improve their games. Ryan Welch is a poker pro from Brentwood, Tennessee who started his career online before moving to Las Vegas. The 32-year-old grinder reached a peak ranking of fifth in the world back in 2009 and has more than $4 million in career online earnings. He has also done quite well on the live tournament circuit, having made two World Series of Poker final tables, including a bracelet win back in 2010 in the $3,000 buy-in triple chance no-limit hold’em event for $559,371. In total, Welch has $1.5 million in live winnings. Here, Welch talks about a mistake he made during a WSOP tournament. Back in 2009 I was playing in a tournament at the World ...

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