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The One Question Isaac Haxton Wants to Avoid...

Tags: Isaac Haxton, Malta, poker pro
Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by "T".
Ever wondered what it's like being a full-time poker player with millions of dollars in the bank account? Well, if you ever happen to run into Isaac Haxton, you better not ask him. Earlier today Haxton, a member of Team PokerStars Online, uploaded a blog on the subject in question to pokerstarsblog. It's some great reading (and an interesting video from last fall where Haxton talks about his move[...]   Read more » The One Question Isaac Haxton Wants to Avoid...

  26-Feb-14, 14:50   #1
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Heskor 
Joined: May '13
Location: Mauritius
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Wow very nice video and very nice interview, a definite should read article, I would classify some of my friends in those categories, if i ever played poker professionally and told them. If I did not know poker I think i would be the 1. The wide-eyed awe guy haha.

Must read dont skip. Cheers!!

     
  26-Feb-14, 15:29   #2
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marqis 

Joined: Sep '10
Location: Netherlands
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It must be really rough being a professional poker player, having to deal with misinformed people like that. I feel so sorry for them, having to endure this hardship...

     
  26-Feb-14, 15:55   #3
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Peter7878 

Joined: Dec '12
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Very interesting interview, very interesting video. I met almost all these type of guys in my life, asking all these questions.

In the begining it was difficult for me, because my parents were scaring of that I am playing poker. But I had the advantage that I worked in the online poker industry, in several international poker companies where I got trained. So, I explained them everything and they began to support me.

Last month I won some money from Full Tilt and I gave it to my parents as a present, and they were very happy making a holiday.

I must say it is easier to play poker when you have $900 000 monthly salary. I am talking about the Full Tilt Poker PRO monthly salaray of Phil Ivey.

So we, the ordinary poker players have to work and then playing poker. Am I right?

     
  26-Feb-14, 16:47   #4
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demodawggy 

Joined: Feb '12
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I would suspect that Mr. Haxton moved to Malta for the purposes of dodging taxes.,...but then again, if I were an American citizen living in the U.S. I TOO might consider moving somewhere where the Government isn't going to relieve you of half your income...

Sure, everybody has to pay their fair share,...but down there, they want to get their claws into as much as they can...!

...besides,...Malta would be a beautiful place to live.

My uncle was born there previous to WWII. His brother has a British car,...a Humber I think it is, that he bought in the mid 1950s and the thing is still in A1 original condition.... A MIRACLE for a British car... Big Smile

     
  26-Feb-14, 20:45   #5
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Theapple 

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lol that was fkin amazing read Big Smile

'I played poker once, too guy' is probably the best of the bunch

Big Smile Big Smile

     
  26-Feb-14, 21:02   #6
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teddybears73 
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Posted by marqis:
It must be really rough being a professional poker player, having to deal with misinformed people like that. I feel so sorry for them, having to endure this hardship...



i think you are being sarcastic there marqis,at least i hope you are. Big Smile

     
  26-Feb-14, 21:28   #7
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bowie1984 

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so if i got this one right annoying people being annoying anytime they ask about what do you do for a living?
and they somehow have annoying follow up questions and annoying commentaries after that?
omg, this is never happens to anybody except professional poker players and skateboarders amiright?
please someby f*ckin bitchslap this smug a**hole right now

     
  26-Feb-14, 21:43   #8
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RoninHarper 

Joined: Nov '12
Location: Canada
Age: 48 (M)
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Well I did find this news article to be wonderful.
I truly understood his points.
I lived through it for 18 months back in 2008 & 2009.
My mother was the worst of all and she still is to be honest.
She still thinks I must be in the mob or something.
I think right now she believes I am a drug dealer.
be cool

Ronin Cool

     
  26-Feb-14, 22:03   #9
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marqis 

Joined: Sep '10
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Posted by bowie1984:
so if i got this one right annoying people being annoying anytime they ask about what do you do for a living?
and they somehow have annoying follow up questions and annoying commentaries after that?
omg, this is never happens to anybody except professional poker players and skateboarders amiright?
please someby f*ckin bitchslap this smug a**hole right now

Exactly!
I just now watched the video, and I thought the article was bad, the video is so much worse. I really believed I was watching a mockumentary for the first 15 minutes, because I really could not believe him being so full of himself...

If it turns out to be fake, it's pretty good... Fooled me, anyway...

     
  26-Feb-14, 22:38   #10
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noonlion 

Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
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Haha funny.

I think this line of answers could be used for most pros in unusual occupations - actors etc etc. They get the same stock b******t all the time because people are unimaginative as f**k.

     
  27-Feb-14, 07:18   #11
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Macubaas 
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
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This is a nice vid, and a more in depth view in the life of a professional poker player for sure.

It's so true that many people have no idea what poker on a professional level means, maybe articles and vids like that will make them understand.

     
  27-Feb-14, 10:15   #12
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gufra20 
Joined: Aug '10
Location: Peru
Age: 35 (M)
Posts: 50
is impressive but it is also true for all players d Epoker profecionales happens the same, always ask them and answer them in amazement.
so when you ask me I warn them and tell them I do not want nor admired faces serious lol

     
  27-Feb-14, 12:45   #13
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doubletop777 
Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
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Isacc Haxton always seems a very knowledgable poker player and i enjoy listening to his analysis whenever he is doing a televised table. Good luck to him in the future because he seems a very nice guy

     
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