Phil Gordon's Tech Start-Up

Phil Gordon's Tech Start-Up

Friday, 2 January 2015

Phil Gordon was a feature of the tournament circuit at the height of the poker boom but has disappeared off the radar in recent years.

It seems that building a technology start-up has taken priority over trying to find success at the felt. According to, Gordon's latest venture has just received $2m in seed capital funding.

The Tetrapod Chatbox allows users to create an instant, private chatroom and spin off from an email thread.

According to, Tetrapod is looking to expand on its current six employees with further engineering and executive appointments expected shortly.

The author of the Little Red Book of Poker's first attempt at tech glory ended in failure when his Jawfish Games venture shut its virtual doors in early 2014.

According to the, for former Full Tilt pro's last live cash was at the NBC Heads Up Championship in March 2011. He has career earnings of $2,768,000 including a career-beast $600,000 at the 2006 Full Tilt Poker Championship.

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