James Obst, who is one of the ten best poker players of Australia, decided to change his occupation. Now he only thinks about tennis and wants to realize his dream.

Famous Australian poker player James Obst, last year won the championship bracelet for the World series in Las Vegas decided for some time to suspend his career for the sake of a childhood dream.

According to James, he always wanted to take part in the Wimbledon tournament! He even got seriously into tennis, but at age 16 due to health problems with ambitions on the court had to say goodbye. And now the Aussie wants to give himself a new chance.

“I truly believe that now will be able to do it, says 27-year-old James. — I decided most health problems and is ready to realize his dream. Of course, while I am very far from the optimum physical form, but I will work on it.”



The post of Obst tweet was supported by many famous poker players. Vanessa Selbst, for example, suggested that the Australian joint training with professionals and Amateurs. However, some reacted with skepticism to this idea by suggesting that on the court, James does not earn as much money as at the poker table.

Aussie poker has become a millionaire while still a teenager and unwind online. Then came successes in live tournaments, James has already earned offline nearly $3,000,000, and this figure rounded out the top-10 most successful players in Australia.

And his first and only WSOP bracelet he won last year in the championship at the Razz with buy-ins of $10,000. By the way, this year in the Main event of the World series Obst took quite a high 46th place.

How successful would the tennis career of Australian — is open to question. But if he will be as motivated and ambitious, then maybe one day I will realize my dreams and will be released on the main court of Wimbledon.

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