Steven Begleiter

word type: person

  1. Steven Begleiter is an Investment Firm Manager who finished 6th at the 2009 World Series of Poker which was good for $1.5 million.


Steven Begleiter is a Senior Principal at Flexpoint Ford in New York City. He has had along and prosperous investment firm career, but has always enjoyed playing poker with his friends in local home games during his spare time. Steve won his seat to the 2009 World Series of Poker in a local poker league and a percentage of his $1.5 million cash for 6th place will go to the other participants of the league. Prior to his big WSOP finish, Begleiter had no prior live tournament cashes to his name.

Post-WSOP Final Table Interview

An interview with Steve Begleiter following his 6th place finish in the WSOP Main Event. Despite heading into final table play with the third biggest chipstack - trailing only Eric Buchman and Darvin Moon - Begleiter was ousted in 6th when his pocket queens failed to hold vs. Moon's AQ. Darvin Moon, who also eliminated Phil Ivey when his A-Q beat Phil's A-K, went on to finish 2nd, losing the heads-up match to Joe Cada.