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Morgan Machina

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I am a professional poker player with over 20 years of major tournament experience.

I own a company called Home Poker Pros (www.HomePokerPros.com) that plans and hosts fun casino night parties for fundraisings, corporate events and private parties throughout California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

I have 12 years experience as software development project manager, primarily for the financial industry.

Profile Summary:
Casino Night, Done Right! Mission Viejo, CA
Professional Poker Player Mission Viejo, CA
Project Management Mission Viejo, CA
Marketing Manager Mission Viejo, CA
More About Me
I play pick-up basketball games as often as possible, at least 3 times a week to stay in shape.

I play major poker tournaments whenever I can, including the World Series of Poker (WSOP) every year. I've cashed over $500,000 in tournaments, and made 2 WSOP final table appearances. One was televised on ESPN and the other was a sequestered webcast by Bluff Media.
Casino dealers
poker dealers
craps
roulette
blackjack etc.
Work Experience:
I currently own a company called Home Poker Pros (www.HomePokerPros.com), that runs casino parties for fundraising events, corporate functions and mixers, and private affairs. We own casino quality poker, craps, blackjack and roulette tables, and bring professional and friendly dealers to make your events special and memorable. We are based in Southern California in Mission Viejo, and host great parties primarily throughout California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

I'm an experienced software development project manager (over 12 years), and offer my services for special projects or longer term assignments. I've managed custom software development projects overseas for the Lima Stock Exchange and the Kuwait Stock Exchange. Effectinvest Bank Austria, the company I worked for, developed stock trading software at each Stock Exchange, used by exchange administrators, brokers and investors.

I've managed cost-basis and tax lot accounting software projects with SunGard Data Systems for Bank of America, Fidelity Wachovia and other large financial institutions.
Education:
BS Civil & Environmental Enginnering - University of Wisconsin, Madison
(emphasis on Structural Analysis & Design)
Organizations / Affilations:
Morgan Machina is located in Mission Viejo, CA and has the following skills: Casino Night, Done Right!, Professional Poker Player, Project Management, Marketing Manager
Marketing / Sales, Computers / IT, Sports / Recreation, Event / Party Planning
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Casino Night, Done Right!

Category: Event / Party Planning
Description
Home Poker Pros (www.HomePokerPros.com), runs casino parties for fundraising events, corporate functions and mixers, and private affairs. We have the highest quality poker, craps, blackjack and roulette tables; we only send professional and friendly dealers to make your events special and memorable. We are based in Southern California in Mission Viejo, and host great parties primarily throughout California and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Professional tournament poker player for over 20 years. Home Poker Pros has been in business since 2004.
Years Experience: 5

Professional Poker Player

Category: Sports / Recreation
Description
I play professional poker at the highest level. I consistently do well at the World Series of Poker, competing with the top professional poker players since 1986.
Relevant Education / Credentials
2 WSOP Final Table Appearances Appearances on ESPN Over 20 years of professional poker experience
Years Experience: 20

Project Management

Category: Computers / IT
Description
Relevant Education / Credentials
12 years of software development project management experience. Financial industry software.
Years Experience: 12

Marketing Manager

Category: Marketing / Sales
Description
Relevant Education / Credentials
Marketing for Tornado Marketing in Southern California.
Years Experience: 5