Continuing with the Know Your Champions feature, PokerShots brings you an exclusive with Delhi’s Rubin Labroo, the winner of the 15K KickOff Event at the Deltin Poker Tournament. The event saw 169 entries, and after nearly 14 hours, Rubin finally emerged victorious to win the title and ₹6,80,250 in prize money.

Rubin Labroo
Rubin Laroo


Name:Rubin Labroo
City: New Delhi
Age: 28
Playing Poker Since: 2007

Poker Info

Q: Which is your Favourite Hand?

Q: Who is your Favourite Poker Player?
A: Jason Sommerville in tournaments.

Q: Which player do you fear playing against the most?
A: Kanishka Samant and Sahil Agarwal (online).

Sahil Agarwal (L) & Kanishka Samant (R)
Sahil Agarwal (L) & Kanishka Samant (R)

Q: Where in the world do you like to play poker the most?
A: The eventual dream would obviously be WSOP but it’s still a long shot since I’m new to the live circuit.

Q: Which is your favourite poker website?
A: The Spartan Poker.

Q: On a scale of 1 to 10, how much would you rate yourself as a poker player?
A: 7.13 (We don’t know why :P).

Q: What is your playing ID and why did you chose it?
A: kornkid : I’ve been obsessed with the band Korn forever now and I feel it’s a part of who I am now. Hence, the loyalty.

Q: What separates you from other players and what advice would you give to other poker players?
A: I feel I can think fairly logically and I have the ability to judge situations well.

And Some Personal Stuff…

Q: What is your favourite food?
A: Steak. Any day!

Q: Who is your dream date?
A: I haven’t had great date in a while, but someone who understands the poker lifestyle

Q: What is your biggest fear?
A: To underachieve and live a pointless life!

Q: Tell us one secret that no one is aware of
A: Haha, no :P.

Q: If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
A: Control tilt better.

Q: What has been your biggest challenge?
A: To being more disciplined and pursuing poker full time where everyone around you wants you to be a 9to5er.

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