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Jeff Gross

Jeff Gross

Jeff, is a poker professional who plays a mixture of high stake cash games and travels for poker tournaments. After attending the University of South Carolina where he played Division I college Soccer (2004-2008) he decided to go with his heart and follow his dream to be a professional poker player. This is exactly what he has done since 2009 with over $2.3 million in live tournament earnings. He has had several 2nd and 3rd place finishes in both WSOP and WPT events, including the Premier League VII where he finished runner up. When Jeff isn't playing poker he is traveling with his Fiance Emilia who he met at his favorite event of all time, Burning Man, in 2014. Jeff also has recently joined twitch and you can watch him stream live at twitch.tv/JeffGrossPoker. Be sure to also follow him on Instagram: JeffGrossPoker and Twitter: @Jgross5 to keep up with his adventures. His friends call him a Professional Best Friend or "PBF".

2016 Goal Setting: Part 2

2016 Goal Setting: Part 2

Jeff Gross - February 12th, 2016

The second goal will be for my live tournaments with regard to ranking in the GPI (Global Poker Index) 2016 POY (player of the year) as well as, the overall GPI ranking. I will be playing live cash games as well as doing Twitch a lot so I want to be careful not to get […]

2016 Goal Setting and More: Part 1

2016 Goal Setting and More: Part 1

Jeff Gross - February 10th, 2016

There is something refreshing about the start of a new year. As a professional poker player, it’s like a new season, a new opportunity. With the GPI (Global Poker Index) statistics now you can track your personal progress in the overall GPI world rankings, as well as, the Player of the Year race. This allows […]

Year in Review: Poker Life on the Road Part2

Year in Review: Poker Life on the Road Part2

Jeff Gross - January 9th, 2016

We returned from Israel to Philadelphia to visit my Grandma (93 years old!) and my two aunts all on my Dad’s side of the family. We had a nice visit and then drove to Cape May, New Jersey and caught up with “Holy” Cannuli.  You still couldn’t wipe that smile from his face if you […]

Year in Review: Poker Life on the Road PART 1

Year in Review: Poker Life on the Road PART 1

Jeff Gross - January 7th, 2016

It feels like just last week I was playing the 2015 PCA and now here we are one week out from the 2016 PCA.  I am on the plane now leaving a small town in Brazil with my fiancé on our way to St. Thomas to visit one of my closest friends Bill (Perkins). We […]

Twitch and the Dream Stream

Twitch and the Dream Stream

Jeff Gross - December 23rd, 2015

So, I have been very interested in Twitch for several months now. I remember first hearing about this concept and thinking what a great idea it was. I created a name (JeffGrossPoker) on it and started to pop in from time to time to watch some of the main poker streamers such as Jason Sommerville […]

November Nine Sweat

November Nine Sweat

Jeff Gross - December 22nd, 2015

As a professional poker player, there is nothing like making a deep run in a major tournament online or live. The only thing that comes close is having a horse which runs late in a tournament. This is few and far between unless you have a stable of ponies. For the majority of the poker […]