The seven-figure decision: Having the Balls to Succeed author Nick Vertucci is one of the most successful real estate investors. He is famous for his real estate academy known as Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy. He is not only sharp in real estate investments but also an accomplished poker player. Nick made the first breakthrough during his first major poker tournament in Chicago in 2004 when he participated in Chicago tournament at a commercial Casino with other 250 participants. In this tournament, he has staked $ 1500 and managed to win $ 7,530 five times his initial investment.
After the poker championship of 2004, Nick Vertucci continued to sharpen his poker skills by daring the most elegant world poker champions. Despite his commitments to Nick Vertucci real estate academy, he took poker to next stage as a part-time activity. Some of the notable competitors include two-world poker tour champion Esfandiari Antonio the “magician,” four-time world series poker champion Phil Helmut, Famous French poker representative David Benyamine, Irish world poker tour champion Lakk and 2008 world series poker champion Kenny Tran. Though Nick is a part-time poker player, he has earned a spot among celebrity crew such as Jennifer Tilly, and Hendon Mob among others.
Vertucci participated in World Series poker of 2016 with a buyout of $ 1500 with 7190 entrants whereby he was ranked 828th winning $ 2, 532. Nick has improved his poker ranking through his 15 years experience in the game. By October 2018, he had advanced to position 53, 621 on all-time best American money best and further ranked at 66,450 at global poker index.
Nick Vertucci has improved tremendously in poker game though it is part-time as opposed to his competitors who are full-time players. Just like in real estate, Nick has made fortunes whenever he buys a stake in poker.