Preferred Game: No Limit Hold’em
Canadian Casey Jarzabek is a staple of the high-stakes tournament world. Casey stumbled onto online poker after an injury on the baseball field left him recovering at home with lots of time on his hands. He began playing poker to alleviate boredom and hasn’t looked back since. Jarzabek initially played Sit & Gos, and has placed first in the weekly tournament leader boards over 25 times from 2005 to 2007!
Once he was on a good flow, Casey readjusted his focus to tournaments with larger fields, and within two years he won two FTOPS events outright. Shortly after, Jarzabek went onto win many of the biggest tournaments in online poker.
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As of 2016, Jarzabek has an estimated $6,400,000 in online winnings, including first-place finishes in 11 major events. Jarzabek is the only person in history to chop the Sunday Million two weeks in a row!
Casey has been ranked #1 in the official poker rankings for tournaments at different points along his journey two times.
In addition to his masterful tournament play, Casey is also a Twitch celebrity, with his poker channel receiving over half a million views.