French poker player Johan ‘Yoh Viral’ Guilbert sat down with Jeff Gross to discuss high stakes poker and the use case for cryptocurrencies within tournaments and cash games.
“It’s tough because I sold most of my position, but I think BTC will be $150,000 and Ethereum will be $5,000,” he said.
“I know a lot of poker players that are using crypto. I guess that’s the future and that’s the present for poker players.” he added.
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If you are too short in terms of bankroll, you will play bad.” he said on why travelling abroad with crypto is important as taking cash over borders is becoming more difficult.
Yoh Viral recently won the Global Poker Award for best breakout player, this comes after an impressive year that saw him win a $25k no-limit holdem event at the Super High Roller bowl in Cyprus.
His year continued to go from strength to strength, winning the $25k PokerGO high roller before finishing a close second WSOPE main event for an impressive cash of € 789,031.
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