Bencb won several major online poker tournament series, including the WCOOP and SCOOP. He's also the champion of the largest poker tournament that has ever taken place, where he scored a win of $1,172,360.60 for a buy-in of $102,000.00.
We cover a wide variety of topics, and Ben shares a lot of useful tips and talks about what it takes to become successful.
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00:02:19 Bencb's passion
00:03:43 Working with a team
00:05:36 When and why Bencb789 decided to take the next step?
00:10:04 Building a Skill Set
00:12:31 Why we got into poker
00:19:29 What were Bencb789's first experiences on business and limited time?
00:27:06 Poker is not different from sports
00:28:17 Coaching people, and a different point of view
00:36:22 What it takes to get an edge
00:39:09 Bencb789 Twitter and Marketing
00:46:09 Runchuks Poker Podcast
00:47:52 Giving away too much for free
00:50:24 Not being sponsored and piracy
00:52:43 Making the games harder?
01:02:44 Bencb789 studying ethics and brief journey summary
01:09:17 Bencb789 about career
01:12:35 Barry Greenstein's quote
01:14:24 Success is not static
01:18:06 Bencb's success in poker tournaments
01:28:46 Runchuks' thought process on deciding to play the Galfond Challenge
01:30:27 Runchuks and Bencb798 face reveal
01:35:56 What is Runchuks grind and study schedule with having a family?
01:39:05 What do you use to study?
01:45:39 Grab your hands on as much studying material as you can!
01:47:22 Bencb789 presence in eSports
01:51:49 Working in a group and how to find a group
01:56:43 Bencb789 message to the viewers and leadership
02:00:15 Keeping a score of favors and honesty
02:08:18 Asking for an advice