Hobokenite wins $434k playing poker

1/30/2009:

You can make a living as a professional gambler!

hoboken-resident-todd-terry-wins-434k-in-atlantic-city.jpgHoboken resident Todd Terry, who quit his corporate job in 2007 to play poker for a living – is showing that he made the right choice!

He won $434,767 when he came in second in this week’s Borgata Winter Open Poker Championship down at the Borgata Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.

Way to go, Todd!! (Can you teach my friends how to win?)

Here’s Todd’s profile:

Todd Terry is a professional poker player. In March 2007, after enjoying a fair amount of success playing in occasional live tournaments, he gave up his career as a criminal defense attorney in New York City to try to make a living playing poker tournaments. In June 2007, he was lucky enough to finish 2nd in the 1st event he ever played at the World Series of Poker.

Name: Todd Terry
Location: Hoboken, NJ, United States
Cashes: 21
Total Winnings: $695,472
First Place Finishes: 2
Age: 35
Marital Status: Married to Andie
Children: 2 dogs, Bosley and Mishu
Started Playing Poker: Law School
Favorite Poker Game: NL Hold ‘Em Tournaments
Ambition: To be the best tournament player in the world.
Hobbies: Watching Sports, Collecting Pop Art
Favorite Movie: Fletch
Favorite Music: 80’s Pop
Favorite Place: NYC
Poker Players I Respect Most: Phil Ivey, Ted Forrest
If I could change anything in the world: For everyone to enjoy good health, which would include finding a cure for celiac disease so that I could eat pizza again in my lifetime.
If I could change anything in the poker world: It would be legal to play everywhere. NYC would become a poker mecca, and AC and Foxwoods would probably go out of business.

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21 Comments on "Hobokenite wins $434k playing poker"

pgriffith
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pgriffith

We play every Friday night and welcome new players. Email me at pgriffith25@gmail.com

MidnightRacer
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(hint: think liquor, poker, etc…)

MidnightRacer
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That’s because you’re not a guy.

(if I have to explain, then you need another drink)

Have a good weekend everyone. 💡

mooshu
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mooshu

I don’t know how to play Poker. 😐

MidnightRacer
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Ever feeling like twisting them, Jenigans?

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