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Sam Farha

Ihsan "Sam" Farha was born in Beruit, Lebanon. As a teen, he excelled at Pac-Man, pinball, and pool, and he learned to make money on all three. He once played a single game of Pac-Man for $5,000. He moved to the United States in 1977 to attend the University of Kansas, where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He moved to Houston... See full bio »
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Sammy Farha | Houston Sammy

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You have to gamble to win. If you don't gamble, you can't win.


Took 316th place (Out of a field of 5,619 players) at the World Series of Poker main event in 2005. See more »

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