The October Nine - Robert Salaburu

03 August 2012

Robert Salaburu was born 27 years ago in San Antonio (Texas), city where he still lives. He made His Bachelor at Alamo Heights School where at the age of 16 he discovered poker when playing with friends at local home games. Didn’t take long to convert Poker in a way of life.

In the beginning of his career played mostly live cash games, however not much time after he changed to online poker tournaments. He kept playing tournaments until Black Friday happened, since then, returned to live games and opened his own business for extra source of income.

Before the Main Event, Salaburu won $50.000 in live tournaments. In the WSOP, did not manage to get to the prizes in any occasion. Only made it to the prizes in the WSOP circuit where he won $5.496 in a No Limit Hold’em in the Palm Beach Kennel Club, Florida where he was eliminated in 28th. Salaburu’s experience in tournaments is wide due to his experience in online poker tournaments where he score some interesting results, now he has the opportunity to apply his experience in the most prestigious poker event in the world and win the life changing prize.

Salaburu reaches the final table with the 7th biggest stack. His 5 bb will allow him to apply his aggressive stile at the final table.

Robert Salaburu:

Nickname – treadindank
Country – USA
Age – 27
Stack – 15.155.000 (51 bb)
Seat - 7

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