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James Bord (born 1981), is a professional poker player. Originally from Stanmore, UK, Bord now divides his time between London and Las Vegas.
His biggest victory came in the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, where he won $1,313,611 and became the first British champion of that event. He held pocket 10's against Fabrizio Baldassari's pocket 5's on the last hand to win the championship. A former banker for Citigroup, he left banking for poker in his mid-20’s. Apart from that he has a lot cashes coming from the WSOP. Plus a second place in the Shootout - Invitational Aussie Millions Event, for more than $140,000.
Preferring high-stakes games to tournaments, Bord describes himself as a "mixed game cash player," usually playing high-low games. When in Las Vegas he plays in $300–600 or $400–800 games at the major poker venues. He has cashed in eight other WSOP events, the best being sixth in the 2008 no limit 2-7 lowball. As of 2013, his lifetime live tournament winnings are $1,984,491.
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