Poker Stories Podcast: All-Time Tournament Cashes Leader ‘Miami’ John Cernuto

Poker Stories Podcast: All-Time Tournament Cashes Leader ‘Miami’ John Cernuto

Poker Stories is a long-kind audio podcast series that features casual interviews with some of the game’s greatest players and personalities. Every single episode highlights a well-identified member of the poker world and dives deep into their favorite tales both on and off the felt.

‘Miami’ John Cernuto is a true ironman of the live poker tournament circuit. The former air site visitors controller holds the record and a sizable lead for the most cashes ever with 540 and counting. To put that into point of view, 16-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth has just shy of 350.

Cernuto, who has three WSOP bracelets of his personal, is now 78 years old but is still out on the tournament trail recording cashes. Just final week he created two final tables in Las Vegas, just before hitting the road to California and Texas to locate some far more action.

With far more than 60 posted wins under his belt and hundreds of final tables, possibly no 1 else was a lot more suited to writing a book about the subject of deal producing in tournaments. Cernuto lately teamed up with Card Player columnist Dr. Alan Schoonmaker and Jan Siroky for Make Greater Poker Tournament Deals, available now on Amazon.

Highlights from this interview include receiving his nickname at the Stardust, the get in touch with of the racetrack, check-raising his mother, tracking planes in the ‘70s, becoming a pressure junkie, acquiring fired by President Reagan, winning two live tournaments at the identical time, funds over bracelets, acquiring one particular of the very first on-line poker sponsorships, playing $500-$1,000 with a Prince of Arabia, repossessing Larry Csonka’s car, becoming a expert accordion player, poker endurance, the fortunate lemon bowl, the scorpion residence, and the guy he thinks will breaks his cash record.

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