Poker 2.0 is pleased to announce that renowned poker pro, poker author and ESPN poker analyst Phil Gordon will be participating in February’s event.  Phil himself is a longPhil Gordon-time technologist, tech entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist.  As employee number one of NetSys back in the mid 90′s, Phil got a taste of the tech startup world; after NetSys was acquired by Cisco, Phil went on to focus on his poker career.  Phil achieved a number of impressive poker accomplishments, including 18 money finishes in the World Series of Poker, a World Poker Tour championship and authoring the “Little Book” series of poker guides, one of the most-popular series of poker books ever written.  Phil retired from poker in December and is now CEO of Jawfish Games, a platform for real-time competitive gaming for Facebook and Mobile.  Phil will be launching Jawfish this spring.
At this special Poker 2.0 event, Phil will be presenting a seminar entitled “Winning in Poker and Business” — a speech he’s given to many Fortune 500 companies in the last few years.

Phil Gordon's Little Gold BookThe event will be held on February 23rd and attendance is by invitation only.

  • 4:30, Networking, drinks, snacks

  • 5:15, Phil takes the mic for his presentation, “Winning in Poker and Business”

  • 5:45, Break for dinner

  • 6:15, Tournament begins… shuffle up and deal

Please note that Startup Poker 2.0 attendance is by invitation only and is limited to technology startup founders, execs and investors.  If you are not already on the Poker 2.0 invitee list but think you should be, be sure to read the guidelines on who can play and, if you believe you are a good fit, then fill out the application form.

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