• Name: Sam Farha
• Current Residence: Houston, Texas
• Birth Date: 1959
• Birth Place: Beirut, Lebanon
After the Lebanese civil war, Sam Farha moved young, to the United States.
In 1977, he started to studying at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, and was after graduated with a degree in business administration.
His first year after graduation in Houston, Texas, Sam was working with his brother.
One year later, Sam moved to Houston and played his first poker competition and won a number of thousand dollars;
By 1990, Sam had become a full-time pro poker player.
During 2003 World Series of Poker, Sam was opposite face to face with Chris Moneymaker at the finish table and was placed in second place, a WORLD SERIES OF POKER (WSOP) gold bracelet, and $1.3 million.
Few months later, in a PokerStars another game between both Sam and Chris, Sam came out triumphant.
Sam has possessed a total of $1.5 million in competition play, in spite of the fact that his area of expertise was the Omaha cash competitions.
Despite being a none smoker, Sam, frequently keeps his lucky cigarette in his mouth, during every poker tournament or poker game that he is playing.
Regularly, ahead of receiving a bad strike, Sam will automatically change cigarettes.
On one circumstance, Sam won a series of pots and then cried out, “I’m so hot, my cigarette’s going to burn!”
In addition, Sam reached more triumphs in other variety of waging as well;
In Kansas, Sam won a pinball competition and won a great wage by winning a Pac-Man contest game.
Sam’s poker-connected behaviors are not limited to his playing.
In the year 2007, Farha published a manuscript about the Omaha Poker agame: Expert Strategy for Beating Cash Games and Tournaments, co-edited with Storms Reback, is already out.
In addition, Sam is implicated with the manufacture of a video game and the creation of a reality-TV poker sequences.
Actually, In Las Vegas, Sam Farha is an orator for Harrah’s Casino.
• Co-editor of Farha on Omaha: Expert Strategy for Beating Cash Games and poker Tournaments
• Orator for Harrah’s Casino
• Previous pinball champion