Orthodox Jewish Bergenfield Businessman to Compete in World Series of Poker

Bergenfield, New Jersey’s Gershon Distenfeld, an Orthodox Jewish businessman, has won a spot at the World Series of Poker’s final table. The tournament, which will be held in Las Vegas starting on December 28th, features nine challengers in a no-limit Texas hold ’em tournament. 43-year-old Distenfeld is currently in sixth place, following two days of online play in which he has already done well. He said, “There is a little bit of luck involved — sometimes a lot of luck. But in the end, skill does win out.” Read more here.

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