Andrew Brokos

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Andrew Brokos
Nickname(s)foucault82 (PokerStars)
urbandb888 (Full Tilt Poker)
ResidenceBoston, Massachusetts
Baltimore, Maryland
Born1982 (age 35–36)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s)None
Final table(s)None
Money finish(es)12
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
35, 2008
Information accurate as of 2015-10-1.

Andrew Brokos (born 1982) is a professional poker player, instructor and coach who is well known for finishing in the money in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event five times in the first six years he played the event, including three top 100 finishes.[1][2] He is a poker instructor for Card Player Pro,[3] TournamentPokerEdge and RedChipPoker and co-host of the Thinking Poker Podcast. He is 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] WSOP.com 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 twelve World Series of Poker in the money finishes, five in the WSOP 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
2016 1
2017 4
2018 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnett, Kristy (July 16, 2010). "A Hand from the WSOP with Andrew Brokos". Poker News. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Andrew Brokos". WSOP.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  3. ^ Arnett, Kristy (January 20, 2010). "Poker Strategy -- Andrew Brokos Talks About Aces: Brokos Does a Year-End Review Video for Card Player Pro". Card Player. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  4. ^ "2011 World Series of Poker Presented by Jack Link's Beef Jerky Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada Official Report Event #58 End of Day Five No-Limit Hold'em World Championship" (PDF). WSOP.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Andrew Brokos". Hendonmob.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  6. ^ "Full Tilt Poker FTOPS XVI Event No. 25 (Two Day) No-limit Hold'em". Bluff Magazine. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  7. ^ "PokerStars WCOOP 2010 Event No. 55: Sep 24, '10: No-limit Hold'em with Rebuys". Bluff Magazine. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  8. ^ "2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker: World Championship No-Limit Texas Hold'em (Event 54)". WSOP.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  9. ^ "2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker: Event #57: No-Limit Hold'em Championship". WSOP.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  10. ^ "2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker: Event #58: No-Limit Hold'em Championship". WSOP.com. Retrieved July 18, 2011.

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