Deal Me In Mini eBook - Chapter 19 by Marvin Karlins
Annette Obrestad: Twenty of the World'sTop Poker Players Share the Heartbreaking and Inspiring Stories of How They Turned Pro

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Annette Obrestad is one of the shining new stars of poker. She has won over $2.5 million in cash games and tournament play, but cannot legally put a quarter in a slot machine in Las Vegas until September 2009, when she finally turns 21. Beginning her poker career online, Annette went on a tear. Between September 2006 and February 2007, she won over $500,000 on PokerStars, $200,000 on UltimateBet, and $136,000 on Full Tilt Poker. In her biggest accomplishment to date Annette notched a win in the World Series of Poker, Europe in 2007, making her the youngest person ever to win a bracelet. In the WSOPE, she bested a field that included many of the other top poker professionals in the world. She used her trademark aggressive play to accumulate chips, made the final table, and eventually went heads up with John Tabatabai at the final table. In the end, triple sevens won the day for the teenage sensation. Annette Obrestad had won the World Series of
 

About Marvin Karlins

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Stephen John has been published in ESPN, Fox Sports, Yahoo Sports, Kentucky Sports Report and The Sporting News. A poker enthusiast, Stephen has also served as a ghostwriter for several professional athletes. Marvin Karlins has authored 28 books and 150+ articles. A poker player himself, he co-authored “I'm All In” and Phil Hellmuth's “Read 'em and Reap”.
 
Published July 1, 2010 by Phil's House Publishing, Inc.. 20 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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