Brian Townsend

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  1. Co-owner and lead instructor of Cardrunnners and an accomplished high stakes poker player.


Townsend is known for making a quick rise through the stakes in no-limit hold 'em games, starting at very low stakes like $1/$2 and eventually playing with blinds as high as $300/600.

Townsend promoted his meteoric rise through the poker world in a blog and eventually parlayed his success into an ownership position at Cardrunners and an FTP Red Pro.