Results of the Tournament to benefit LLS (Event 3 of 2012)

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Blog, Charity Poker Tournaments, Poker | No Comments

Last Saturday, Jody and I hosted the 3rd charity poker tournament of the 2012 season.This tournament raised money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night walk, specifically Team DeMasi. Here is a link to our team if you’d like to donate or learn more about the cause: Team DeMasi. A total of 16 players […]

What I’ve been up to

Posted by on Sep 29, 2012 in Blog, Business, Fitness, Poker | No Comments

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been almost 2 months since I’ve updated here. I feel like August and September blew by so quickly. I actually just realized that I never wrote a blog for days 7-10 of our trip in Tampa. I’m really sad that I never did this because those days were filled with […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Come to Parx for the WPT Parx Open Poker Classic

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in Blog, Poker | No Comments

I’d like to preface this post by saying that Parx is not paying me to write this. I’ve spent so much time there over the last year and a half and I’m extremely grateful to have such a well run poker room to call home. Starting tomorrow Parx is hosting a much anticipated WPT series […]

10 days in Vegas/St. Pete: Days 4-6

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Blog, Poker, Travel | No Comments

This is the second in a series of blog posts detailing my trip to Vegas for the WSOP Main Event. Click here for Part 1.  Day 4 Monday July 9th  9:30 AM: We wake up and get ready for the day. I still feel a little sick but definitely a lot better than the previous days. 10:30: We head […]

10 days in Vegas: Days 1-3

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Blog, Poker, Travel | One Comment

This is part 1 in a series of posts detailing my trip to Las Vegas. Day 1 Friday July 6th 4:01 am: Jody and I woke up after about 2-3 hours of crappy sleep. 4:45: We leave for the Philly airport. 6:10: We arrive just in time to grab a few bagels and board our […]

Getting ready for the 2012 WSOP Main Event

Posted by on Jul 7, 2012 in Blog, Poker, Travel | 2 Comments

One of the great things about playing poker for a living is that every year I have the opportunity to win a life changing amount of money by playing in a tournament that lasts a little over a week. That tournament is the World Series of Poker Main event, a $10,000 buy-in tournament that takes […]

A Week in the Life, Day 5

Posted by on May 19, 2012 in Blog, Business, Poker | 4 Comments

This is the last post in this series. Here are the previous days: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 . 6:33 AM: I woke up this morning to a swift kick in the ribs from Ava. I skipped the gym because I wanted to make sure I got to work at a decent time because I knew I was […]

Week in the Life, Day 4

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Blog, Business, Fitness, Poker | No Comments

This is the fourth day of this feature in my blog. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3. I am not going to post a Friday Five this week, that feature will return next Friday. Go here for a list of previous Friday Five posts.  6:38 AM: I woke up and once again was surprised that Ava was not in our bed. […]

A Week in the Life, Day 2

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Blog, Business, Poker | One Comment

This is the second day of this feature in my blog. Click here for Day 1.  12:18 AM: I finally fall asleep after mindlessly reading the internet for a bit. 5:52 AM: I wake up, partly because I felt like my alarm was going off soon but more so because Ava was laying on my […]

A Week in the Life, Day 1

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Blog, Business, Poker | No Comments

I often have people ask me what it is like being a professional poker player and what a typical day is like. I figured this blog was a good place to give everyone a glimpse of a typical week into my life and what it’s like to play poker for a living. I will recap […]