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Seat 6: Ismael Bojang (1,755,000)

Ismael Bojang

Ismael Bojang, 23, has been playing poker for five years now. A former Economics student at Göttingen University, Bojang is mainly a live cash and tournament player and plays very little online. This is a decision that he puts down to the entertainment value. It’s more fun to play live, he says, with fewer distractions. Living in Hamburg, he regularly travels to France and Austria to play Omaha cash games.

Despite this he still plays the occasional PokerStars tournament on a Sunday but it’s live poker that has brought him the most success, including four cashes at this year’s World Series of Poker. To date his live tournament earnings amount to nearly $400,000.

*Courtesy of PokerStars

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