Bill Perkins is a hedge fund manager and entrepreneur, focused on venture capital and energy markets. In her spare time, she is also a film producer. But for those of us in the poker world, Perkins is a high-stakes regular poker that has also been the catalyst for some of the more bizarre prop bets in recent memory.
The 51-year-old University of Iowa graduate had more than $ 5.4 million in live tournament revenue, including a $ 2 million score for finishing third in the $ 111,111 buy-in One Drop High Roller in 2013.His biggest money came last summer at Triton. Poker Super High Roller London for $ 2.7 million.
Although he had been financially successful during his lifetime, Perkins was determined to trade that wealth for time and experience to make the most of his remaining years of visiting the dewa poker. Perkins’ most recent project is his new book dedicated to sharing those principles, Die With Zero: Getting All You Can From Your Money And Your Life.
Highlights of this interview include lengthy European holidays, NFL leather helmet days, getting the wrong message from Wall Street, liar poker, risk and bankruptcy, why you don’t want to get rich and old, the growing interest in storytelling, expensive cookies, why the mice don’t get off the wheel, death countdown, heart pumping poker, playing golf with Tiger Woods, drug use, checking his real wish list, crazy 45th birthday party, Brangelina pain, seven-figure wins and losses, be a retired robot dancer, and BillsCoinCollection.