SAM Farha More than the Superstition
SAM Farha’s popularity was a successful case at night when he went neck and neck with Chris’s moneymaker at the 2003 Poker world series. The businessmen’s triumph was a memorable event that both put him and Farha on the tables. Farha second rook home place and the prize money of $ 1.3 million. Immediately after his epic match with the businessman, PokerStars.com organized a rematch. This time Farha won the battle.
Farha won the 1996 flat-limit Omaha Championship of the Poker World Series and earned his very first WSOP gold bracelet. Farha has the preference for playing Omaha at cash games. It also works for Harrah’s Casino in Vegas as a spokesperson. As of 2004, Farha has accumulated over $ 1.5 million in tournament earnings.
SAM Farha was a native of Beirut, Lebanon. He was an excellent video game player and has a skill for reflex games. His specialties are the pinball, tin, and PACMAN. His gambling prowess video took him far off the common corridors and arcades. Once he even earned $ 5,000 playing PACMAN and his outstanding pinball ability gave him the opportunity to be on the cover of a Lebanese magazine.
When the civil war broke out in Lebanon in the late 1970s, Farha was still in his teens. He went to the United States to attend a university at the University of Kansas. He graduated from the university with a degree in business administration. Farha went to Houston, Texas to live with his brother and worked several jobs before making his niche in poker. He was around 1990 when he became a regular player in Las Vegas and eventually decided to go pro on his newfound career.
Sam Farha believes in superstition and even he even practices it while he is at the tournament table. He has been seen to show off his lucky cigarette at the same time but never lights it up. There was also a case that cried out that his cigarette is going to light up because it was so hot winning a series of a dish. He is also known for unlit changing cigarettes after a bad gameplay. The style of the game Farha is both unpredictable and aggressive and has the ability to get the highest hand and flair for intimidating his opponents.
Nowadays, Farha is living in Houston, Texas and is currently writing a book. He is also busy working on a video game and a reality TV show about poker.