Will Durkee – Poker Player
• Name: Will Durkee
• Current Residence: Pitssburgh, PAChicago, Ill.
• Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Will Durkee is counted between the new coming to the poker world and added a World Series of Poker bracelet to the play-offs restart.
Will is 24 years old. He caught his first poker tournament win at the 2007 WORLD SERIES OF POKER (WSOP) in the $2,000 No-Limit Hold’em finals.
Durkee has no intentions of being specialist in spite of his achievements.
For the moment, Will still an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Virginia and a waiting masters degree in liberal arts from Northwestern University in Chicago that he wishes might lead him to a teaching business.
Will, Born in The Pittsburg, Pa, is also an athlete. he was an honored student wrestler and a mention All-American in the NCAA Division I and an Academic All-American.
Actually, Will coaches the sport, however he always find time to play poker.
We wonder? Durkee’s first WORLD SERIES OF POKER (WSOP) win was $566,916, which equals several times his annual salary as a teacher. However, poker gaming stills a rewarding pastime for Will.
Durkee said to PokerIce.com when winning his gold bracelet “I’m not sure if I could play poker regularly on “. “One match win is not a sign of being able to do it on the long runo. I think I’ll just let the time decides about these things.”
In addition to his achievement at the 2007 WORLD SERIES OF POKER (WSOP), Will amassed also at two World Series incidents in 2006 : a 54th position in $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em and a 14th position result in $2,000 No-Limit Hold’em.
Will cashed as well in the 2006 finals incident of the Foxwoods Poker Classic.
• A 2007 World Series of Poker gold bracelet for $2,000 No-Limit Hold’em holder
• An undergraduate degree in economics and a masters degree in liberal arts persuing
• An Academic All-American and an honorable mention All-American in wrestling