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!
Before professional poker, Ian was a science teacher. The teaching background provided him with the tools he needed to understand poker strategy in-depth. Additionally, his scientific knowledge has enabled him to take a logical approach to the game.
He has a wife and daughter. He sometimes finds it hard to balance time between poker and his family. However, his wife is a teacher, so he spends lots of time with her during the holidays, and he makes sure to set aside time for daddy-daughter days.
Ian is an animal lover. He has two adorable rescue cats who were the perfect companions during lockdown.
He adores computer games. For Ian, being able to escape reality is essential. He unwinds in the immersive storylines of computer games that typically have easier problems to solve than in poker.