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Daily 3-Bet: Dealer Auditions, X Games Poker, Chiren80 Flashback
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In today’s Daily 3-Bet we’ll take a look at the EPT holding open auditions for dealers, a poker player getting set to shred the X Games and Chiren80 finally speaking out about his experiences in the online poker world.
1) EPT to Hold Dealer Auditions
Thousands of euros. Monte Carlo. Glamorous hotels. Math nerds. Playing cards.
Those are just several of the things you’ll encounter on the European Poker Tour.
If all that sounds good to you, you might be interested in the open dealer audition that PokerStars will be running at the end of EPT Dublin.
If you feel like you have the skills just head to the Royal Dublin Society on Feb. 20 at 1:30 p.m. Here are the qualifications:
• At least two years of poker dealing experience.
• Exist in GPTL.com and have your CV handy at the audition.
• You need to have experience dealing, at least, three poker derivatives.
• You must be a European Union citizen and have permission to work in all EU countries.
• A good grasp of the English language.
Apparently the EPT is planning on running a few of these auditions so don’t worry too much about missing the Dublin one.
2) X Games on Horizon, Poker Player Horgmo Set to Shred
The Winter X Games are set to take place Jan. 28-31 and there’s at least one poker fan who’s ready to chuck a massive air or two.
We’re talking about Norwegian Torstein Horgmo who actually played the 2013 World Series of Poker thanks to PokerStars Scandinavia.
Horgmo has had a very impressive run at the X Games with three golds in the Big Air category. He was also the first athlete to successfully land a triple cork.
Are there any other poker players in the X Games? Hard to say but it’s not completely out of the question as Horgmo told us that poker pros and pro snowboarders actually have a lot in common.
It’s kind of a perfect fit for a lot of snowboarders because they can give their bodies a break while competing at something indoors for a change.
3) Chiren80 Gives Online Poker Retrospective
Remember Bachir “Athene” Boumaâza? You might know him better by his online poker handle Chiren80.
Boumaâza is a world-famous YouTuber and video game player but he was also a member of Team PokerStars Pro Online a few years back.
Since leaving the poker world Boumaâza has kept rather mum about the game and instead sticking primarily to video games.
Well earlier today Boumaâza finally released a retrospective video about his experiences in the poker world.
It’s a really interesting video where Boumaâza admits he felt bad for getting some of his friends into online poker, since some of them ended up losing money but also that poker shouldn’t have so much negative stigma attached to it and he still really respects the game.
Boumaâza ended by saying he might actually play a little more poker in the future.