Chris Wallace, known to the poker world simply as Fox, is a professional poker player, poker coach and widely respected theorist and author on the game. He remains a student of the game, and strives to improve his game on a daily basis. While Fox still makes the majority of his living at the tables, his other endeavors in the poker world have taken up a bit more of his time over the last few years.
Fox has worked with hundreds of students on a variety of games and become known as one of the top coaches in online poker. Fox is responsible for a large number of online pros, and claims that almost anyone can play poker for a living if they are willing to study and put their mind in to it. He is as proud of the success of his students as he is of his own. Learn more about taking lessons with Fox on the Lessons Page.
As the official ambassador for the Mid-States Poker Tour, Chris travels to every event, talks to players, and is the lead commentator during final table broadcasts. He is excited to work with the tour that brought great structures and big prize pools to the midwest and you will often see him wearing an MSPT baseball hat at venues around the country. Check out the whole schedule at MSPTPoker.com.
Fox recently published his first book No Limits: The Fundamentals of No-Limit Holdem which has been receiving rave reviews from players and writers alike. The book can be purchased at nolimitsbook.com. He currently writes a monthly column for Bluff magazine. In the past, Fox has also written for Deal magazine, the twoplustwo online magazine, Poker Pro Magazine and multiple websites including PokerSoftware.com and Blind Straddle Online Magazine as well as being featured in CardPlayer. Fox has been a regular feature on the front page of pocketfives.com since it’s inception and his piece on bankroll management remains their most popular article nearly seven years after it’s publication.
Fox worked with Real Poker Training when they pioneered the screen capture video training that has become the norm for online poker training sites and now runs Grinder University, the gold standard in training for live games. Fox is also the head cash game instructor at Poker X Factor, one of the largest and most respected poker training sites in the world. If you join PokerXFactor, use the bonus code FOX50 (all caps) and you will pay only $50 to join, saving you nearly $70 off the standard price.
Fox realized the power and potential of software to help improve his game early on, and continues to increase his knowledge of software ranging from tracking software like PokerTracker and Holdem Manager to ICM calculations and complicated hand analysis using a variety of applications. His work with PokerSoftware.com has helped him stay up on the latest software and exposed him to a huge variety of software in the process of reviewing and using hundreds of programs.
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