After years of beating the highest stakes of online poker, Tri "SlowHabit" Nguyen became a coach to several high profile poker players to teach his winning ways to others. After beating the games in the early years of online poker, Nguyen played a small amount on PokerStars as QuickStilz. Drawing on his ability to explain complicated poker concepts and break them down into simple and understandable terms, Nguyen found his way as a writer, launching the acclaimed "Let There Be Range," which he co-authored with high stakes superstar Cole "CTS" South. Nguyen has a new book coming out in December titled "How I Made My First Million from Poker," and we caught up with the acclaimed coach and author to chat about his journey.
PTR: How did you get your start playing online poker?
Tri Nguyen: First of all, I'm Vietnamese. So, I grew up playing cards. Not really Texas Hold'em, or even poker in general, but playing cards with our family and friends. Every New Year, our parents would give us some money and we'd sit around and play different card games, so it was always a part of my upbringing and part of the culture ...Continue Reading