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Top 2010 Poker Player Stories – #27 Sam Trickett

December 5th, 2010 No comments
Sam Trickett

Sam Trickett had a break out year in 2010

I made 3 trips to Las Vegas for the 2010 World Series of Poker this year and during one of my visits, I vividly remember one player sticking out to me that just flat out surprised me.  On my second trip to the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino late in the month of June, I wandered into the Amazon room that weekend where I found a special player in Event #45.  The $1,500 No Limit Hold’em event had played down to around 75 players or so, and there was a British player with a thick accent that made some eye popping plays that kept sending pots his direction.  His name was Sam Trickett.

I’d never heard of Sam before this.  In fact, I’d run into a friend of mine in Alex Outhred who was also still in the event, and had a nice chip stack of his own that he was wielding. I asked Alex who Sam Trickett was, and he said Read more…