Q: What’s your name?
A: Philippe Leissing
Q: What’s your 888poker online name?
A: My nickname on 888 is jack85aa. My pokerbuddies call me "schlizzer" which is also my nickname on some other sites.
Q: How far did you get in school?
A: I am a student at a teachers’ school in Zurich.
Q: What’s your profession?
A: When I’ve finished my studies I’m going to be a secondary school (high school) teacher.
Q: Do you have any hobbies?
A: Playing soccer (FC Domat Dus), go out with friends and playing poker obv ;-)
Q: How long have you been playing poker?
A: For about 5 years.
Q: What is poker to you?
A: Poker is big hobby to me and I still love the game. I met a lot of cool people through poker and some of them became good friends. I get a lot of support by the guys of the "Tuorta Crew", a group of Swiss and German players who've been playing and talking together for quite a while.
Q: What is your favorite form of poker?
A: My favorite form of poker is online MTTs. I started online playing low stakes cash games, then played some sit-n-gos and finally got into multi table tournaments.
Q: Tell us your 888poker story, and how you got the WSOP package from 888poker.
A: I started playing on 888poker when I found out that they had WSOP satellites. I actually haven’t played much on 888 besides those satellites. The satellite I won went pretty smooth. I was able to double up pretty early and then managed to keep a big stack during the whole tourney.