133 Seconds with... Sam Grafton

133 Seconds with... Sam Grafton

Monday, 24 March 2014

The Squid on heroes, bluffs and working at Sainsbury's.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever seen happen at the poker table?

I once saw Toby Lewis lose a flip. True story.

What’s the shittest job you’ve ever had?
It's pretty close between working in a cafe at Sainsbury's and chugging on the streets of London.

What’s your most treasured possession?

My Grandad's gold watch, I wear it every day.

Who’s your poker hero?

Chris Moorman.

Non-poker hero?

Rosa Luxemburg

Can you tell us a joke?

What do you get if you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?

What would be your spirit animal?

A Squid naturally.

What’s the most extravagant thing you’ve bought with your poker winnings?

I spend my money on books, second hand clothes and the odd $215 Turbo.

Do you believe in God?

The poker Gods are all powerful.

What’s the biggest life lesson poker has taught you?
The harder you work, the luckier you get.

What’s the biggest bluff you’ve ever made in life?

I told my parents poker was just a hobby.

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