You gotta know when to hold'em, know when to fold'em, and know when to Brent Kallman.
Minnesota United defender Brent Kallman insists that he is not contemplating a career change after bumper payday at the World Poker Tour's Seminole Rock 'N Roll Open.
The 28-year-old won more than $62,000 in four days at the event — an amount just shy of his Major League Soccer salary of $85,000 per year.
Brent Kallman (@BMKhaveiturway) is making the most of the @MLS offseason at #WPTRockNRoll. Will the @MNUFC defender become the first active professional athlete to win a WPT title? #TheCupAwaits https://t.co/c4A8aAOrpi pic.twitter.com/9v5PmFTSvM— World Poker Tour (@WPT) November 27, 2018
Kallman finished two spots from the final table at the tournament, but says he has no plans to give up soccer and become a full-time poker player.
"Nobody has to worry about me; I'll be back…