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Former Patriots star Richard Seymour’s eliminated from World Series of Poker after deep run

Richard Seymour is not any stranger to performing in huge occasions – witness the three Tremendous Bowl rings he received with the Patriots – however he hasn’t misplaced his aggressive hearth in retirement.

The previous defensive lineman turned some heads in Las Vegas this week on the World Collection of Poker. However after starting Day 5 of the occasion Wednesday in 35th place (out of 8,569 entries) with $2.75 million in chips, he bumped into some dangerous arms and was eradicated, ending 131st.

Nonetheless, Seymour took dwelling $59,295, not a nasty five-day haul for a man in retirement.

“As a competitor, you always want to still be in it,” Seymour advised PokerCentral.com. “You just have to try and go out and make the best decisions possible, and today I had a day where I had to fold a lot of hands. I was in some pretty sick spots, I’m happy with my decisions and that’s all you can do in this game. You let the cards fall where they may and it just didn’t go my way.”

The No. 6 total choose within the 2001 NFL Draft by the Patriots, Seymour was a seven-time Professional Bowl choice with the Patriots and Raiders.

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