Common Denominator
Common Denominator
Sep 20, 2023
How Mental Discipline Helped Alec Torelli Win $700,000 at the World Series of Poker
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In July, Alec Torelli finished in 11th place out of 10,000 competitors at the annual World Series of Poker’s Main Event. He won $700,000 and cemented his status as one of the greatest poker players in the world. He shares insights from that incredible performance and discusses how the fundamental skills you need to be great at poker can translate to the rest of your life.

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2:00 – Alec has dual emotions after finishing 11th at the WSOP.
6:00 – Here’s how intense every day at the WSOP truly is.
8:30 – How Alec uses positive visualization to achieve success.
11:30 – Why Alec has a mental coach as part of his team.
14:00 – All great athletes have a meditation process.
17:30 – Alec shares his favorite hand from the tournament.
23:00 – The physical conditioning it takes to be a poker champion.
27:00 – Alec’s other passions include real estate and cryptocurrencies.
31:00 – What Alec teaches his poker students.

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