Andrew Brokos

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Andrew Brokos
Nickname(s) foucault82 (PokerStars)
urbandb888 (Full Tilt Poker)
Residence Boston, Massachusetts
Baltimore, Maryland
Born c. 1983 (age 33–34)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 7
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
35, 2008
Information accurate as of 2015-10-1.

Andrew Brokos (born c. 1983) is a professional online poker cash game player who is well known for finishing in the money in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event five times in the six years leading up to the 2011 World Series of Poker, including top 100 finishes in each of the last three in the money finishes.[1][2] He is a poker instructor for Card Player Pro,[3] and he is a former executive director of a non-profit organization. He is also the founder of the Boston Debate League, which coordinates debate programs in Boston area high schools and has pledged to donate 10 percent of his WSOP winnings to the organization.[4] lists him as being from Baltimore,[2] but other sources list him as being from Boston.[5]

Online poker[edit]

His largest online victory was in the 946-player $2,000 + $100 2010 Full Tilt Online Poker Series XVI No-limit Hold'em Event 25 for a prize of $450,000.[6] He has also earned $117,984 for a third-place finish in the 1066-player $500 + $30 2010 World Championship of Online Poker No-limit Hold'em with Rebuys Event 55.[7]

World Series of Poker[edit]

He has a total of five World Series of Poker in the money finishes (2011-1, 2010-1, 2008-1, 2007-1, 2006-1), each in the WSOP no limit hold 'em main event.[5] In 2008, 2010, and 2011, he finished in the top 100 of very large field main events: 35th in the $10,000 6,844-player 2008 WSOP main event for a prize of $193,000;[5][8] 87th in the $10,000 7,319-player 2010 WSOP main event for a prize of $79,806;[5][9] and 53rd in the $10,000 6865-player 2011 WSOP main event for a prize of $160,036.[5][10]

World Series of Poker results
Year Cashes Final Tables Bracelets
2006 1
2007 1
2008 1
2010 1
2011 1
2013 1
2015 1


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