Former poker player, reporter, and author who published books on poker like "Complete Idiot's Guide to Poker." He died from a blood clot in July 2004.
He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Emory University school newspaper.
He finished 22nd in the main event of the 2002 World Series of Poker and 6th in the World Poker Tour invitational.
His father died when he was a teenager. He has a sister named Donna.
He was close friends with World Series of Poker champion Phil Hellmuth.