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- Winner of titles at the WSOP, WPT and EPT who has amassed live tournament earnings exceeding $4,500,000 and plays high stakes cash games on PokerStars.
Griffin won his WSOP bracelet in 2004 becoming the then-youngest player ever to win a title by taking down the $3,000 Pot Limit Hold'em event. In 2007 he won the Grand Final of the European Poker Tour in Monte Carlo by qualifying through a $240 satellite on PokerStars. The EPT title came with an impressive $2,434,061 first place prize. Finally in 2008 Griffin took hom a WPT title at the Borgata Winter Open. This trifecta for a bracelet from all three tours has never been done by any other player in history.
Griffin has become active in raising awareness for breast cancer research. When playing in the EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final, he dyed his hair pink in honor of the cause. Griffin has walked in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Research in Long Beach, CA with family and friends.