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When I Was A Donk – Alex Foxen

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Mar 15, 2017


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. Even while seated, 6’4’’ former Boston College football player Alex Foxen is an imposing figure at the poker table. The Cold Springs Harbor, New York native made a name for himself online with more than $1.5 million in earnings before turning his attention to the live arena in 2015. Since then, he’s pocketed $500,000 in live earnings, including a deep run in the 2016 World Series of Poker main event and a final table appearance at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. He also owns a WSOP Circuit ring from an event in New Orleans back in 2012. Here, Foxen talks about his struggles with folding. The first thing that comes to mind is my ...

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