Recently the US Government “officially acknowledged “professional poker player as a new job.
It seems that Daniel Lupo, a poker player based in New Jersey has started to take his job seriously.
Daniel who goes by the screen name “AvaGray” is having a dream run at the ongoing PokerStars’ NJSCOOP series.
He has shipped five NJSCOOP titles and has made multiple final-table finishes in a span of just a week. His incredible run started on May 5 bagging two NJSCOOP titles and two third-place finishes. He continued his form on May 8 shipping another two events, taking down one more event on the following day and another final table finish on Sunday night.
In total, Daniel has pocketed nearly $35k, cashing in 17 events and final tabling 8 events.
NJSCOOP continues this week with a $500 buy-in Main Event boasting $130,000 guaranteed prize pool on Sunday. Another Main Event is scheduled for low-stakes players that will be running alongside the $500 buy-in Main Event for a buy-in of just $50 guaranteeing $40,000.