Originally Posted by Mase31683
Seriously, that's the sick thing. If he'd taken the time to learn poker, or if he had someone real close that knew anything about poker, he could have done it much more subtly, get in bad at times, actually have losing days, and he would have been hailed as one of the best players of all time.
Actually, according to 60 Minutes
, the player who was Potripper is Russ Hamilton, 1994 WSOP
Main Event Champion. It is an object lesson in how easy it is to get carried away with greed, to the exclusion of common sense.
This really is not old news, as the 60 Minutes
investigation revealed several new elements.