Poker against Peter Eastgate has to be a once in a lifetime experience. The Florida native is probably the most well-known player of all time. Playing against Peter Eastgate is like meeting an old friend. His time in the poker hall of fame is legendary.
Peter Eastgate was born in Marietta, Georgia. He started playing poker at the age of thirteen, when he first borrowed a deck of cards from a friend. Since then, he’s gone on to make several millions of dollars. He first came to prominence in the mid seventies. His first year of playing poker was so successful that he ended up leaving college to pursue a career in professional poker.
At the time, poker was just beginning to become popular as a spectator sport. Peter Eastgate, however, had already put his money where his mouth was. He built his reputation with wins that went into the millions. His first big win was for forty million dollars. It was considered a huge challenge at the time.
Then, as the poker world began to embrace televised tournaments, Peter Eastgate began to establish himself as one of the best in the world. He led the field in match wins for nine consecutive years. It seemed that every time the poker world was made aware of another great player, they rushed to bet against him.
It was not until 1999 that Peter Eastgate would win his second million, which was followed by two more this year. In all, Eastgate has gone from being a well-known presence in the poker community to being a celebrity.
The poker game with Peter Eastgate was a long time coming. He had requested it for a long time. Beforethe two ever met, Peter Eastgate would come to the table to have his cards ready. When he sat down at the table, he waited for someone to sit down beside him. As the players made their way to their seats, Eastgate followed suit, sitting down.
As if on cue, an old friend of Peter Eastgate walked over to the table. This old friend knew that Peter was also a poker player and asked if he would like to play. Peter accepted the offer. Once Peter sat down, he took out his cards. It was a sight that would be seen in the history books for the next fifty years.
Peter Eastgate was not really known for his playing skills, but he was well known for his skill in the field of card games. It was a role that was tailor made for him.
Peter Eastgate often talked about poker as if it were the most popular game in the world. He had an uncanny ability to introduce poker as something that it was not. Some times, when others would call poker an extension of poker, he would remind them that poker is not an extension of poker.
When discussing poker, most people look at it as a simple game of chance. But, when Peter Eastgate discusses poker, he makes the comparison between poker and a real game. As such, he uses the metaphor of playing for family. Peter Eastgate says that poker is a game that is played to win big.
Peter Eastgate did not become a professional poker player, because he wanted to. He had no business playing a game that he thought he might be good at. But, because of his childhood, poker was a game that came easy to him.
Now, Peter Eastgate is finally becoming recognized as a great poker player. The media has begun to recognize him. There are television shows dedicated to his adventures in poker. Even his family has begun to take notice.