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Stu Unger Documentary

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  1. TBONE3336

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    Probably real late to this party, but just read the book, and then found this documentary on YouTube. Thought I would share it as it was well done.

    Edit: Just saw there was a 2003 movie staring Michael Imperioli from Soprano's as Stu. Will have to try and find that.
     
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    It's worth watching.
    Tortured genius.
     
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    I thought it was well done as well
     
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    This. High Roller: The Stu Unger Story. Had never heard of it when I found it used at a local record/dvd store and I've watched multiple times since. A bit of overacting from Imperioli but a story many on this board will likely appreciate.
     
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    Great. thanks going to look for it on amazon. Thanks for the heads up on the name.
     
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    This looks interesting.
     
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    the 2003 movie focused more on AC and Vegas BJ scene than poker IIRC
     
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    Its def worth watching. Imperioli (sp) does a good job in my opinion playing Unger. There is a book about him with a forward by Mike Sexton that is also a good read.
     
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    Having seen a few films on him, I was trying to think of a phrase that described him based on that... then I scrolled down just a bit and saw your post next. "Tortured genius" certainly fits the bill.
     
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    Unfortunately that fit one of my best friends also. He and Stu lasted about the same amount of time here on this planet.
     
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