Ian “Simpioni” Simpson Career Highlights
5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Ian…
His favourite hand is 3♦4♦. He won the Irish open with it after getting backdoor diamonds. He then proposed to his wife with the diamond he had in his pocket for the entire final table!
Ian used to be a science teacher before turning his hand to poker. The teaching background helped him know the best way to learn about poker. His scientific knowledge has enabled him to take a logical approach to understanding the game.
He has a wife and daughter. He sometimes finds it hard to balance time between them and poker, especially since poker is typically played in the evening and his wife works regular hours! Thankfully, his wife is a teacher, so he spends lots of time with her in the holidays. And he makes sure to set aside time for daddy-daughter days.
Ian is an animal lover. He has two rescue cats who are adorable creatures. They made lockdown so much easier for him with their companionship.
He adores computer games. For Ian, being able to escape reality is essential. He believes enjoying immersive storylines whilst applying strategy to solving easier problems than poker is a great way to unwind!