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Interview: Bertrand ‘ElKY’ Grospellier

Posted by Admin On March - 1 - 2008

French pro Bertrand Grospellier made history in the Pokerstars.com Caribbean Adventure when he outlasted a record field of 1,136 to claim the $2 million first prize.

What did it feel like winning this tournament?
It felt great to win this tournament. Of all the events outside of the WSOP, this is the one I wanted to take down. The PCA is made up of all the top online players and a lot of my friends – and players I play against online – were in the event. I think it has one of the toughest fields of the year. these days all the best online players are taking part in live tournaments and as a result the fields are getting much stronger. Read the rest of this entry »

Interview: Taylor Caby

Posted by Admin On March - 1 - 2008

When it comes to online cash-game specialists, few names are more recognisable and feared than Taylor ‘Green Plastic’ Caby. the 24-year-old with a screen name taken from a Radiohead website has been beating the highest stakes cash games for over four years. He’s also found time to create and develop Cardrunners, one of the most successful poker training aids currently available on the internet. Caby was one of the first of a new generation of young US players – post Chris Moneymaker – to have huge success online and he has never looked back since. So how did the finance major from Illinois find time to pass his degree while beating the toughest games the internet has to offer and start his own business? Read the rest of this entry »