Phil Laak

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  1. A well known high stakes cash game pro who has gained fame for appearing on many WSOP and WPT telecasts with one career WPT victory.


Laak became known in the poker world as the "Unabomber" because he often dresses in a hooded sweatshirt with sunglasses and looks eerily similar to the forensic sketch of Ted Kaczynski.

Cash Game Play

Laak is regarded as one of the top cash game poker players in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. He regularly plays the top No Limit Hold'em games at Commerce Casino in LA, and at Bellagio and The Venetian in Las Vegas


Laak's girlfriend is actress Jennifer Tilly who won a WSOP bracelet in 2005 in the $1,000 buy-in Ladies No Limit Hold'em Championship event.

I Bet You

With his good friend and former roommate Antonio Esfandiari Laak appears on the show "I Bet You" airing on the Mojo HD network.