Thomas Keller, 24, is flat-out the best poker player in the Valley. The Stanford grad (economics, natch) has won two major poker titles, including a $5,000 buy-in tournament at the 2004 World Series of Poker, where he took home a $384,000 first prize. He's got a book "in the works" and is collaborating on a new poker video game. He's won so much money -- "approaching eight figures" -- in tournaments, from Monte Carlo to Aruba to Vegas, that he now plays in televised tournaments for "exposure." And since he's slimmed down, thanks to gastric bypass surgery six months ago, Keller figures he'll have the stamina to outlast the Texas... More >>>