Gregory Brooks

Gregory Brooks
ResidenceNew York City
Alma materWake Forest University
Known forProfessional Poker Player
Awards1st Place, 2011 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic


Gregory Brooks can be an business owner and previous professional poker participant. He started his poker profession as an internet participant on sites such as for example PokerStars and relocated to no limit competitions where he received the 2011 Globe Texas holdem Tour L.A. Texas holdem Vintage, defeating Vivek Rajkumar for any reward of $1,654,120. Brooks may be the co-founder of Skorb, a endeavor that he started with his sibling in 2011. He’s also the creator of LeggoPoker, a community-based website for teaching texas holdem strategy through video clips and one-on-one teaching. The business was bought by Phil Ivey’s IveyPoker in 2013. Brooks also founded the web site Textbook Assault which aggregates prices of books from multiple websites such as for example,, Barnes and Noble, and

Poker career

Brooks began his texas holdem career in Party Poker, taking part in cash games even though he was even now going to Wake Forest University or college. Like a freshman, he gained $25,000 over the summertime of 2006 playing $1/$2 no limit hold'em and started to rise through the rates of the web poker globe. By nov 2007, Brooks was playing the biggest stakes provided on PokerStars, and in the summertime of 2008 released a montage video offering numerous hands at stakes up to $50/$100 no limit hold'em. In the springtime of 2011, Brooks started playing high-stakes texas holdem in no-limit keep 'em tournaments. Furthermore to his income in no limit competitions, Brooks continues to be energetic in online high-stakes texas holdem tournaments.Brooks' biggest success came on the World Texas holdem Tour 2011 L.A. Texas holdem Basic where he got 1st place and a handbag of $1,654,120.

Prize events

Date Nation Series/Competition Place Award 20 June 2011 USA Globe Series of Texas holdem 7th $53,210 11 June 2011 USA Globe Series of Texas holdem 93rd $5,071 11 Might 2011 Spain Euro Texas holdem Tour 1st €136,000 ($201,855) 25 Feb 2011 USA Globe Texas holdem Tour 1st $1,654,120 14 June 2010 USA Globe Series of Texas holdem 103rd $5,211 28 January 2010 USA Borgata Wintertime Open up 6th $6,208 10 January 2010 Bahamas PokerStars Caribbean Experience 2nd $12,000 30 Sept 2009 UK European Texas holdem Tour 11th €3,200 ($5,094)

Business ventures

Brooks co-founded LeggoPoker, an network that provides one-on-one teaching and instructional video clips for texas holdem players. The business was founded by Brooks and Chris Tickner and will be offering teaching from professional texas holdem players such as for example Brooks, Andrew Lichtenberger, Aaron Jones, and Ben Sulsky (Sauce123). The business was bought by Phil Ivey in 2013 as an addition to his Ivey Little league and currently works as a department of IveyPoker.In 2011, Brooks co-founded Skorb, an internet portal that delivers ways for university students to invest less on the items they buy. The web site is only available to college students and leverages discount rates offered through companions such as for example percentage cost savings at sites like Apple, Microsoft, Greatest Purchase, and Groupon. The website also allows learners to make money by regarding parents and various other supporting individuals.Brooks also co-founded the web metasearch engine Textbook Assault. The web site compares textbook prices from multiple resources such as for example, Bookbyte,, and The consequence of each search shows the web site a book are available and the purchase price that it's offering for on that site, but also enables users to look at straight from the Textbook Assault site.

See also

Poker tournament Globe Series of Texas holdem World Texas holdem Tour period 9 results