There is a new kid on the poker block who goes by the screen name sbrugby. If you have been paying attention to high stakes cash games you will know who I am talking about. On any given day, you can see Brian Townsend AKA sbrugby playing at the highest limits on Full Tilt Poker. The normal game of 200/400NL has a maximum buy-in of $40, 000. Many nights sbrugby will end up having close to $200, 000 at the end of his sessions. Sbrugby is rumored to be 24 years old and has only been playing for two years. He won a small $20 buy-in tournament for about $2000 and has never looked back. He honed his games in casino cash games at the 2/5NL table. Phil Ivey has been battling this guy non-stop for the past couple of weeks. Most of Ivey’s opponents go down in flames after Ivey destroys them. Sbrugby is not like most of Ivey’s opponents.
Sbrugby knows how to hold his own against the best player in the world. He plays a very aggressive style and is constantly applying pressure on his opponents. Anytime he notices weakness in his opponent, he will put his opponent to the test. His amazing ability to read his opponent’s hand puts him among the best in the world. Brian Townsend is featured in the third season of High Stakes Poker on GSN. Brian is one of many new internet whiz kids who are dominating online poker. If you want to see some pots over $100, 000 being played, log onto Full Tilt Poker. You may learn something about this amazing game of poker.