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Brian Townsend

Online Aliases: Aba20, Sbrugby, BTown

Brian TownsendIf you were a low-stakes player a few years ago, you may have run into Brian Townsend on the $.50/$1 tables at the top online poker sites. Brian built up his bankroll under the aliases ABA20 and SBRUGBY, possibly with YOUR money.

Townsend managed to accomplish the dream of all poker players and built his bankroll into the millions by playing poker full time online.  He steadily moved up in the limits and before no time was playing in the highest stakes poker games in the world.

In the past few years, Brian's fame has taken him beyond his computer.  He has started playing more live events and was even featured in Season 3 of the popular GSN network show, High Stakes Poker, where he had over $700,000 in cash ready to play with.

Brian is a co-owner and lead instructor at  He has his blog there, where he posts all about his ups and downs from playing poker both live and online.

To watch Brian play online, visit Full Tilt Poker Full Tilt Poker.  His username is sbrugby.

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