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Johan ‘Yoh Viral’ Guilbert reveals his passion for crypto and poker on the Coin Rivet podcast


French poker player Johan ‘Yoh Viral’ Guilbert sat down with Jeff Gross to discuss high stakes poker and the use case for cryptocurrencies within tournaments and cash games.

In the highly-anticipiated second episode of the Coin Rivet podcast, Yoh Viral went on to give his Bitcoin and Ethereum price prediction by January 2023.

“It’s tough because I sold most of my position, but I think BTC will be $150,000 and Ethereum will be $5,000,” he said.

His bullish outlook on cryptocurrencies will come as now surprise as he admitted much of a role crypto plays when poker players want to take bankroll overseas.

“I know a lot of poker players that are using crypto. I guess that’s the future and that’s the present for poker players.” he added.

If you are too short in terms of bankroll, you will play bad.” he said on why travelling abroad with crypto is important as taking cash over borders is becoming more difficult.

Yoh Viral recently won the Global Poker Award for best breakout player, this comes after an impressive year that saw him win a $25k no-limit holdem event at the Super High Roller bowl in Cyprus.

His year continued to go from strength to strength, winning the $25k PokerGO high roller before finishing a close second WSOPE main event for an impressive cash of € 789,031.

To see more of the Coin Rivet podcast, click here.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the author should not be considered as financial advice. We do not give advice on financial products.


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