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When I Was A Donk with Sean Yu

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: May 23, 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. Sean Yu earned his first World Series of Poker Circuit ring back in 2014, winning the Harrah’s main event for $101,881. He followed that up with a win at the 2014 WPT500 for $260,000, and at the 2015 L.A. Poker Open for $124,590. Yu then picked up another main event title in 2016, earning $170,286 at the WSOP Circuit stop at Planet Hollywood. Last summer, he won his first gold bracelet in the Global Casino Championship at the Cherokee Casino in North Carolina for $296,941 and in September, he won the Commerce Poker Series for $209,030. In total, the L.A.-area resident has $1.6 million in career live tournament earnings. Here, Yu talks about his struggles ...

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