Scott Abrams is an unknown no longer. As we get closer and closer to this final table we're discovering the backstories of the players who have a shot at becoming this year's world champion of poker.
Abrams is originally from the Chicago area and is a lifelong lover of strategy games. He's studied chess and video games but poker's the only thing that's given him a shot at $8.5 million.
Abrams now lives in Las Vegas and plays live cash for a living.
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