Dutch Boyd received substantial media attention during his deep run on the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event, where he finished in 12th place. He was involved in a key hand late in the tournament with Chris Moneymaker. Boyd held KQ and Moneymaker had pocket 3s. After the 9 2 5 flop had missed Boyd, Moneymaker bet 100,000, and Dutch forced him all-in on a bluff. Moneymaker thought for a while about calling, but eventually did put his tournament life on the line. Boyd did not improve on his over cards and was left with a very small stack.

Boyd would go down in 12th place not long after the hand, and Moneymaker would go on to win the tournament. Shortly after this, Boyd founded a group of young poker players called The Crew that achieved notable success. Boyd has won three WSOP bracelets in his career. His first came in the 2006 World Series of Poker, where he won a $2,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Six Max event for $475,712, his largest tournament win to date. He won his second in 2010 in a $2,500 Limit Hold’em/Six Handed event, and his third in 2014 in a $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em event.

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Time Stamps

00:00 Welcome & Introduction
02:30 Introduction to Dutch Boyd
03:09 Dutch’s poker history
09:31 Dutch shares about “The Crew”
23:48 Importance of community to development as a player
29:04 Things he knows now he wished he knew back then
36:52 Dutch’s perspectives about Mike Sexton
44:18 Final words of advice
1:01:55 John: Home games Update

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