A bartender there introduced Antonio to magic by showing him a card trick and Antonio was so fascinated by it that he bought many books and videotapes about magic to learn about it.
Often linked to former roommate and close friend Antonio ‘the Magician’ Esfandiari, Laak has spent years competing against the best players in the world.
Let’s be honest, poker is not the best profession to take up if you’re looking to find a significant other.
Online pros are obviously at a disadvantage here; grinding out this month’s rent while sitting in your pants is evidently not conducive to meeting new people, let alone that special someone.
In fact, her very first win at a competition wasn't at the felt but at the 1991 Knox County Math Championship.
Though she had a knack for numbers and an affinity for gambling and card playing, she first put those brains to work in college rather than in casinos.
The two gamblers fell in love and along came Erica on March 25, 1978, born while the family was living in Akron, Ohio.