Pro Poker Player Profiles - Kassem Deeb
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Kassem Deeb Fast Facts

Kassem DeebNickname: Freddy
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Birth date: Nov. 27, 1946
Education: Dropped out of college
WSOP Bracelets: 1
WPT Titles: 1
Poker Room Affiliations: Ultimate Bet


Known for wearing multi-colored Hawaiian shirts. Primarily a cash game player, Deeb said he would often leave WSOP tournaments with a sizable chip lead to seek out a profitable side game in the 80’s and 90’s. Began college, but was forced to take another route when civil war in Beirut cut the supply of money his parents were sending to fund his education.

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