Just one of the most fascinating players we’ve satisfied at the Punta Cana Poker Classic is Faraz Jaka, nicknamed the Homeless Millionaire by CNN. He’s a specialist poker participant who’s really residing the dream. He’s travelling the planet from tournament to tournament so much that he gave up his dwelling completely decades back. Now, even with far more that $8 million in occupation earnings, he life from a suitcase with just the essentials: a several parts of clothes and a laptop.
Appears excellent. But is there is obtained to be a capture, isn’t going to there?
“I’ve just been playing all 7 days. There’s a significant roller celebration here today as well so I have not even obtained to the seaside, have not been in the pool. I’m on tour hardcore for the rest of the year – I’m heading to Macau, I’m heading to Prague… where else… oh ya, I’m heading to Florida… I’ve obtained a whole lot of poker in front of me so I need to have a seaside day. I might make that a precedence today!”
“I definitely really like becoming on the street. That is why I do it, but there’s absolutely some things that you wish you experienced. It can get aggravating at times.”
“Even just, you know, I do a whole lot of my procuring on Amazon, just daily shaving requirements, all the right natural products I need to have, and at times it is really hard to do that when you are abroad and really don’t have an address for them to provide as well!”
“On my way to Macau I have eighteen several hours in Chicago. So I’m, like, messaging my Chicago pals – hey, want to meet for meal? And can I send like five Amazon deliveries to your position? And can you provide them to meal!?”
I requested him what guidance he’d give a some he claimed to just be watchful about having caught up in the jet established poker way of life. First class flights… fancy restaurants… five star hotels… If you want to last, much better to keep grounded.
Evidently Twitch poker expert Doug Polk hadn’t heard that guidance! Just after indulging in the way of life the night time in advance of he slept by way of the initially 3 stages of Working day 2!
Neither of these execs built it to the Closing Desk, but they’ll be there to cheer them on and to see who walks absent with approximately $a hundred and fifty grand.