Pro Poker Player Profiles - Kassem Deeb
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Kassem Deeb Fast FactsNickname:
Beirut, LebanonBirth date:
Nov. 27, 1946Education:
Dropped out of collegeWSOP Bracelets:
1Poker Room Affiliations:
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.