Faraz Jaka is an American professional poker player and businessman. He was the World Poker Tour (WPT) Player of the Year for Season VIII (2009–2010).
Faraz Jaka (@FarazJaka) is a Poker pro who’s made $10M on the felt... What started out as a fun game during his spare time in college turned into big money FAST. Turning a few hundred dollars into $180k in 6 months as a 19 year-old. He was on top of the world appearing in articles, throwing massive parties, flying to Vegas every other weekend and ambitious plans to make millions a year… until it all came crashing down, went into debt and battled depression. Obviously, he rose from the dead and became hugely successful, so join this roller coaster story on My First Million, and also listen to how he uses the “+EV” method for all decision making, why you shouldn’t be results orientated, meditation exercises to overcome stress and tackling depression by confronting your issues like ‘folding a rug’.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Sep 9th, 1985
Episode Count
1
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
46 minutes, 59 seconds
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 840572