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Old 11-27-2007, 02:56 PM
McFatSauce McFatSauce is offline
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Default If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

Uh say he kicks the drug habit and focuses on poker. How good is he today?
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Old 11-27-2007, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

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Old 11-27-2007, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

Not that good, he'd prolly only win about 30% of the 10k events he played.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:00 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

Just another donkament player getting staked when big events roll around?

Probably going broke often because he's too proud to grind mid stakes.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:02 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

BIG assumption to make, that he'd kick the drugs. One could argue that a lot of his poker success was due to the same go for broke, all-out mentality that caused his death. But assuming he quit the drugs, I still think he'd be enjoying quite a bit of success at poker --- his innate feel for the game, combined with his amazing intuition and recollection would still make him a top pro. But I still say he'd win at poker and then blow it on sports betting or the ponies.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:02 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

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Old 11-27-2007, 03:03 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

Easily one of the best tourney players ever. It's sad how it all ended, but if he wasn't such a degen and could kick the drugs he could have been the best. 5 WSOP bracelets before his death, Phil would have been chasing him these days.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:04 PM
HensonLosesLots HensonLosesLots is offline
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

He was by-far the best Gin player around during his time. And he learned Poker quickly. Although they are drastically different games, they are both cards.

And he had an incredible sense of cards (as proven with his Gin game and his quick adept learning of Poker)...

Sure he went broke but what player hasn't? That doesn't signify his skills, just his gambooooool.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:04 PM
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Default Re: If Ungar were still alive, how would he be doing?

Depending if he had the hunger, which I doubt, he would be the greatest of all the tournament players. No question.
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Old 11-27-2007, 03:09 PM
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[x] Clicked this thread just to confirm the OP reg'd in '07.
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