Who is The-Toilet 0?
Player: The-Toilet 0
Real Name: Faraz Jaka
Also Plays Under: Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka plays regularly on Full Tilt Poker and Pokerstars under the "The-Toilet 0" alias. In addition, he plays on Absolute Poker and Bodog as "The_Toilet", and on Ultimatebet as "The-Toilet".
Online Notes: According to Bluffmagazine.com, "The-Toilet 0" has over $1 million in total online tournament cashes on Pokerstars, as well as an additional $741k in cashes on Full Tilt Poker during his career.
Some of Jaka's recent big scores include a first-place finish in the $150k Guaranteed on Ultimatebet (April 4th, 2010) for $39,000, as well as a second place finish in the "Sunday Mulligan" on Full Tilt Poker (January 3rd, 2010) for $33,573.00.
"The-Toilet 0" also took down a Sunday Second Chance tournament on Pokerstars in August of 2009 for $50,117.76 for one of his biggest ever online poker cashes.
"The-Toilet 0", according to PokerTableRatings.com, tends to stay away from online cash games, having played only 21,000 cash game hands on Pokerstars since September of 2008. This is probably a wise idea, as he is down nearly $6,000 over that time according to the site.
Live Notes: Faraz Jaka built a name for himself through online tournaments, but he has also been extremely successful in "live" tournaments, especially as of late.
As of April 20th, 2010, Jaka had a total of $2,139,963 in "live" tournament cashes, with the bulk of these earnings coming in 2009 ($1,796,568).
Jaka really started to make his move during the summer of 2009, first placing third in the $5k Six-Handed NLHE event at the World Series of Poker for $400k, and then taking 2nd in the $15k Bellagio Cup V main event just a few weeks later for $775k. In December of 2009, Jaka made yet another WPT final table, taking third place in the 2009 Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic for $571,374.
As of that weren't enough, Faraz Jaka is currently sitting in first place at the $25,000 WPT World Championship after two full days of play. People are starting to realize just how talented of a poker player Faraz Jaka is.
Other Notes and Info: Jaka graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a degree in economics and business management
According to his profile on WorldPokerTour.com, Jaka also considers himself a "private investor" in addition to being a professional poker player.
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