Author Archives: Andy 'IggyPop77' Mack

Andy 'IggyPop77' Mack

About Andy 'IggyPop77' Mack

Andy's first love was chess. Three times a competitor in the British Championships, he has played regularly at international level, achieving the rank of FIDE Master. On a fateful day in 2007 Andy visited Las Vegas for the first time. Since that point, his attention has switched from chess to poker. Initially focusing on Hold'em, Andy has branched out, and has been working hard over the past couple of years to perfect his Omaha 8 game. He also plays all the other variants of the 8 Game. Away from poker, Andy's hero is rock star Iggy Pop. Andy claims to love Iggy's wild man image, although even his best friends would find it hard to compare Andy's solid poker style with that of the Godfather of Punk.

Four Kings – A short story by Andrew Laurie

  You might find it hard to believe, but poker hasn’t always been my first love. In my younger days, I was a keen chess player. When I was sixteen my friend Dan and I stayed in Manchester for a week, whilst we played in the British junior championships. Our accommodation was terrible. The only… Read More »