During the WSOP 2009, all eyes were on the youngest main-event champion in history. With hardly a year past since he had edged past Phil Hellmuth to become the youngest player to ever win poker’s most prestigious title, Peter Eastgate was making an incredible run to contend for what could have been his second consecutive world championship.
With barely a hundred players remaining from an original field of 6,494 at the WSOP 2009, Eastgate was poised to finish his second run as champion. Interestingly enough, in his journey deep into the 2009 WSOP main event, the reigning world champ played several hours with another talented young pro, Joe Cada, who didn’t shy away from engaging in a little playful trash talk with the champ. Read the rest of this entry »