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We've been remiss in updating the San Diego Poker 2.0 blog since we revamped the website, so we have three months of events to report on. This week's Poker 2.0 event was a family affair, with the first place winner from March, John Lynch of Kaleo, taking first place again; and our sponsor Dan Koeppen of Wilson Sonsini taking second place. The pot was extra [...]
With a pot size approaching $1,000 and the biggest attendance so far, January's Poker 2.0 in San Diego was a blast. We also welcomed nine newcomers! As always, we welcomed our sponsors, Damon Melda of Jones Lang LaSalle, and Dan Koeppen of Wilson Sonsini law firm, by putting bounties on their heads. This time, it took more than five rounds to felt them. Several players have [...]
December’s Poker 2.0 event was the first event StartUp San Diego hosted in our new collaborative office space. It was a great way to christen the place—and motivate us to finally bring the kegerator over from our old office. Thanks for rolling the beast across downtown, Bevato team! We also had lots of first-timers. Hopefully they whet their whistle for poker action in future months! [...]
October’s Poker 2.0 event was the best in San Diego yet! We had a big crowd and even more first-timers. We expanded to four tables, and the pot size was very respectable. Many people had good news to share with everyone before the tournament. We’re watching these startups and our community grow before our eyes, and it’s so exciting to be a part of it! [...]
We had a blast at the third San Diego Startup Poker 2.0 event! We welcomed several new faces to Poker 2.0, including Rareş Săftoiu and Bach Le of Shopventory, who recently returned from TechStars in Boulder. We continued to improve the tournament flow based on feedback. This time, we rotated people to different tournament tables with the aim of keeping total chips at each table [...]
Tuesday night was a blast! We had a great turnout at the Embarke office (which they share with TapHunter, Fashioning Change, and Membright) for our first Poker 2.0 event in San Diego. The beer flowed smoothly, thanks to the TapHunter office kegerator. Melani Gordon, CEO of TapHunter and one of the two women playing, played ten rounds with no wins, but turned her luck around [...]