CardsChat Podcast: Benny Glaser Mixes it Up
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In this week’s CardsChat Podcast, host Robbie Strazynski talks with Benny Glaser, the 4-time WSOP bracelet winner and money game banger from the UK.
Glaser, 32, won his most recent bracelet in the $10K Razz Championship at this fall’s WSOP. In 2016, he won two bracelets in one particular week, each in Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Far better. The first came in a $1,500 tournament and the second in the $10K championship.
He has more than $three million in tournament cashes.
On the podcast, Glaser tells Strazynski about the magical week that earned him a reputation as 1 of the world’s ideal mixed-game specialists. Glaser also shares his views on late registering tournaments from the perspective of a pro who plays a full slate as attainable.
“Someone like me, who plays everything and desires to play each day, it’s hard to play from the commence of each and every single tournament. It is exhausting,” Glaser says.
Glaser’s path to a expert poker career started whilst watching his father play on the internet when he was 14. That sent him down the path of consuming all the classic UK poker shows, specifically “Late Evening Poker.”
It was throughout his second trip to the WSOP in 2015 when he went from grinding $2/$four and $four/$eight limit games on-line as a part-time expert to securing his stake in the future when he won a $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple-Draw tourney for $136K.
The intellectually-gifted Glaser loved poker, but didn’t put significantly believed into becoming a pro ahead of that score. He was on the way to study scores of another type as a classical guitar main at a conservatory when his life shifted significantly with his very first WSOP bracelet.
“I didn’t have particular visions to be a pro. I did’t have a distinct goal or intentions. It just type of got a lot more progressively significant,” he says.
Glaser remains an even-keeled, curious man who reveals how creativity — what he calls “ninja maneuvers” —  allows him to go deep in the limit tourneys he prefers.
As is standard on “the friendliest poker podcast in town,” Glaser answered concerns from CardsChat forum members. Check out the thread to locate out which guest will be speaking to Strazynski subsequent.