Darren Elias: The Only 4-Time WPT Champ, $11.3 Million Online & Live Tourney Winnings, and Poker End Bos
Chasing Poker Greatness Podcast Episode 035
Darren Elias on social media:
Yoooo, welcome my friend to another episode of the “Chasing Poker Greatness” podcast! I’m your host, founder of EnhanceYourEdge.com Brad Wilson and today’s guest is the only ever 4-time WPT champion, the one and only Darren Elias.
His career highlights include:
– The aforementioned FOUR WPT titles, including: the WPT Bobby Baldwin Classic, 2017 WPT Fallsview, season 16 WPT Tournament of Champions, and (Darren’s personal favorite win) the 2014 WPT Borgata Open.
– Winning the 2012 World Championship of Online Poker high roller event for a cool $574k.
– And a 2009 FTOPs gold medal for $126k.
Our conversation covers a TON of ground from how Darren got his start playing cards in a way that’s very near and dear to my own heart, playing Yahoo! Hearts, to his first tournament bink and subsequent bankroll explosion to over $500k.
There are too many greatness bombs to count headed your way, including:
– How human beings are driven by personal interests and incentives that skew their opinions.
– Darren’s thoughts on the re-entry vs. freezeout debate.
– Why AI is an existential, imminent threat to the present and future of online poker.
– Why Darren spends most of his time studying human behavior and analyzing patterns to improve his poker game.
– And much, much more!
So, without any further ado, I bring to you the great Darren Elias.
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