Dutch Boyd, a professional poker player and part time domain investor, has launched a Kickstarter project to raise funds for a book about his career. Boyd is looking to raise $5,000 to fund the book, which is called Poker Tilt, and he has raised $715 from 14 backers so far.
Here’s some more information about Boyd and what the book will be about:
“I’m Dutch Boyd, a professional poker player. You may have seen me on ESPN in videos such as this. I’ve won 2 World Series of Poker Bracelets, something that few poker players have been able to achieve.
After winning my first WSOP title, I was asked, “What does winning a bracelet mean to you?” My answer: “Now If I ever go broke, I can always write a book”. See the video.
Well now that time has come. So I’m setting out to write the greatest book ever. I’ve teamed up with published author Laurence Samuels to make sure this dream turns into a reality. “
I’ve never met him personally, but from what I understand, he’s an interesting guy with an interesting story to tell. I think the $100 pledge level offers the best deal because you’ll get a private poker lesson in addition to autographed copies of the book: “30 minute Skype poker lesson with me + two autographed paperback copies of the book + an early release of the PDF ebook + a personalized thank you mention in the acknowledgements section of the book + updates on my progress.”
Good luck to Boyd on this project, and here’s hoping his comeback story is a success.