Todd Brunson is the son of the famous poker player Doyle Brunson both WSOP contestents so it comes as little surprise that Todd Brunson is such a successful poker player. Todd Brunson was eliminated in day 8 of this year's 2008 World Series of Poker . Commonly referred to as Darkhorse, Todd Brunson was born in El Paso, Texas in 1969. Interestingly, Todd Brunson didn’t find an interest in playing poker until he started attending college. Originally intent on obtaining a degree in Law, Brunson decided to forgo the degree and to become a professional poker player, thereby following in the footsteps of his famous father.
Also sometimes known by the alias “Sam Grizzle,” Todd Brunson is considered a semi-aggressive player and he won his first major win at the Bicycle Tournament in Los Angeles. Todd Brunson later got his very first World Series of Poker Tournament bracelet in 2005. To date, Todd Brunson has won over a million dollars.
Currently, Todd Brunson acts as a representative for DoylesRoom.com, a virtual poker room ran by Doyle Brunson. Todd Brunson is also the author of the Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo chapter for Super System 2, the sequel to his famous card playing father’s widely read book, Super/System. Todd Brunson has also assisted with Daniel Negreanu's writing as well.
Todd Brunson doesn’t live in the shadow of his father and has had little difficulty proving that he is a major contender at the poker tables. Brunson attributes the recent buzz and interest in poker to the Internet and televised games on television. Todd Brunson, while participating in numerous tournaments, thoroughly enjoys cash games.
On Sunday, June 8th 2008 at 3:15pm EST , Bodog will be hosting a "Main Event Semifinal – 5 Seats Guaranteed" Tournament. As the name of the tournament suggests, regardless of the number of entries, Bodog will award 5 WSOP Prize Packages – Guaranteed. This includes the $10,000 buy-in to the 2008 Main Event and $2,000 for travel expenses, not to mention all the other perks that come with being part of Team Bodog!
To join the Online Sports Handicapping private WSOP Qualifier tournament at Bodog for your chance to win a World Series of Poker package – follow these simple steps.
1.) Register or log in to your Bodog account and tell them Sports-Odds.com referred you.
2.) Once logged in, if you do not have enough credits make a deposit. (Please contact Customer Service at 1-888-263-0000 if you need assistance depositing)
3.) Select the “Daily” tab in the Main Lobby, and then sort the tournaments by clicking on “Private”.
4.) Select “5 Seats Qualifier – O.S.H.” and click on “Register” to enroll.
5.) DONE! You’re ready to play your way into this year’s WSOP Main event!
What you need to know about playing in the WSOP Qualifier online poker tournament:
1.) Buy-in: $5 + $0.50
2.) Date and Time of Private Tournament: Saturday, June 7th, 2:05pm EST
3.) Private Tournament Name: 5 Seats Qualifier – O.S.H.
4.) Private Tournament Password: SH435792 (Password is Case Sensitive!)
Should you choose to do so, the buy-in to the Main Event Semifinals – 5 Seats Guaranteed is $250 + $20 and registration is now open in the "Scheduled Tournament" lobby. For more info on Bodog’s Main Event Semifinals – 5 Seats Guaranteed, click here.