A high stakes player with a penchant for economics, Brandon Adams is an established poker professional, as well as an recognized financial expert. The proud owner of a Masters degree in Finance and Real Estate, Adams is as active on the stock market as he is at the table. Not satisfied with one qualification, the soon to be Dr. Adams, is currently studying for a PhD in Business at none other than harvard University.
Not much is known about the private and personal life of this intelligent player, as he is meticulously secretive about anything other than poker:
"I don’t like to talk about life outside poker that much, yet most of my life is outside poker."
A quick look at the stats will tell you that Adams enjoys his time at the World Series. Among his 7 cashes in 06 and 07 is a 69th place finish in the 2007 main event. These successes contributing to lifetime tournament earnings of over $400,000. With these achievements under his belt a WSOP bracelet may well be on the cards.
Not only a proficient tournament player he is also known for his ability at the cash table. Striking evidence of which is his recent confrontation with Sammy Farha. The two sitting down for a game of heads up Pot Limit Omaha. Widely regarded as the best PLO player in the world Farha graciously allowed Adams the opportunity to have the button on every hand. Adams proceeded to take over $700,000 off the master, cementing his reputation as a formidable cash game opponent.
Adams is also a successful lecturer and author, having written 'Broke: A Poker Novel' about the life of a archetypal poker player, as well as a number of economic texts.
He is not by any means a household name, but his quick-mind and high stakes experience make him an extremely dangerous player to have at your table.
Common Misspellings: Brandan Adams, Brandon Adums, Brandom Adams, Brandum Adams
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