From Rags to Riches and Then Poker

December 20, 2018

Nick Vertucci is one of the most highly regarded names in the real estate business in Orange County California. His story is an underdog type of story. Coming from a low-income family to starting a highly profitable computer accessories company which went bottoms up in the 2000s. He ended up being a law enforcement officer to a real estate developer. This came after a series of failures and bouncing back in the real estate industry. He is now a self-made millionaire from that very industry.

Nick Vertucci owns his real estate learning school, NVREA (Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy). The school was started in 2014. In 2018, he wrote and released his first book Seven Figure Decisions: Having the Balls to Succeed. The book gives a strong take on the type of real estate education he was offering ambitious and driven clients. He has a four-step mantra: See it, Believe it, Map it, Execute it.

Nick Vertucci continues to show the values he learned through his diverse career choices in his recent challenge: poker. The game has been gaining popularity in recent years. And with Nick Vertucci’s experiences through the years, he was sure to fit right in. From creating his own wealth from nothing, Mr. Vertucci has gained a number of skills which he has applied to the poker tables, these skills being: Adaptability, Observation of competing players, Logical bluffing, The knowledge that one bad hand will not lead to the conclusion of a game, control of one’s emotions and lastly, emission of confidence.

Mr. Vertucci has been successful in his poker journey with his favorite game is Texas Hold ‘Em. He has been able to sit and compete with famous players such as Antonio Esfandiari (the magician), Phil Helmuth (the poker brat), Mike Matusow (the mouth), David Benyamine, Phil Laak (the Unibomber), and Kenny Tran.

His accomplishments continue with his succession into the 2016 World Series of Poker with a $1,500 buy-in. He placed 828th with a profit of $2,532. From October 2018, he was placed in the following Poker ranking lists: All-Time Money Lists (he placed 108,680th) as well as the Popularity Ranking (he was placed 66,450th).