Sunday, January 29, 2012

Son Inspires Shawn Cunix

$3300 + $200 Championship No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)

Shawn Cunix (Columbus, OH)

Interesting dynamic at Table 16. In between hands there's lots of laughs and jokes then during hands it's all serious business - you could hear a pin drop.

One of the personalities is Business tycoon Shawn Cunix who uses a soccer player decoration from his 11 year old son Sam's birthday cake as a card protector.

His son told him once, "Dad, you got a do you ever expect to be good at poker?" From that point on Shawn took poker seriously and went on a pro winning streak that included $200,000 from Borgata. Shawn just wanted to prove to his son that he could do it, and he did.

"I normally play the $10,000 or $25,000 Events but I love it here so much at Borgata I always play these...It really is one of my favorite places anywhere to play" said Shawn.

While visiting, Blake Purvis (Montgomery, AL) doubled up thru Shawn for 4,000.
Blake had A-Q vs. Shawn's K-J.

Board ran: 7-2-A-5-10

Once the business part of the hand was over, Shawn went right back to having fun saying, "I can pee on a live spark plug right now".

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