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When I Was A Donk With Eric Baldwin

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Feb 28, 2018


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. Eric Baldwin broke out on the live tournament scene back in 2009 en route to being named Card Player Player of the Year. Along the way, he won a World Series of Poker bracelet, taking down a $1,500 no-limit hold’em event for $521,991. He also took third in the $10,000 pot-limit hold’em championship event for $259,534 and sealed his POY victory by winning a $1,000 rebuy at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic later that year for $256,660. The next year, the Wisconsin-native earned the largest score of his career by finishing runner-up in the World Poker Tour Five-Star World Poker Classic main event for $1,034,715. Baldwin is coming off of another great year on ...

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