Chris Grigorian is known as the Arminian expresses. It is Armenian from birth but now resides in the city of Panorama, California. It usually stays on the radar, so little is known about it. Grigorian is notable for being a strong and aggressive player and for appearing in many tournaments.
Chris Grigorian seems to prefer to play cash games than live tournaments. It usually ends at high stake cash games as the 2004 $ 500 Orleans Hold’em Open Championship Event in Las Vegas. He won first place and bagged $ 44.505. Another victory for Grigorian was at the 2004 LA Poker Classic in which he won the first place in the $ 500 7-card stud event and took home at the cash prize total of $ 32,760.
Grigorian’s performance at Hold’em events always ends up with huge cash values. However, his play tendency changed with his performances during the 2004 LA Poker Classic event. Grigorian and his opponent, Jaime Perez, were head-to-head during the closing hand. Perez had 160000 worth of chips and Grigorian had 8000, not even an end to make a huge bet.
Grigorian has made quite a number of increases and re-rises in which they are credited for everything – that finally led to his victory. Thanks for Grigorian’s trends in making aggressive raises, he was able to stem the biggest bluff, according to him.
The Grand Slam of the Hustler Casino of Poker and Orleans 2004 opened at the same time. Jeff Shulman of the card player magazine mentioned that Grigorian won three times at the limit Hold’em games in the said event. According to Shulman, the Hold’em limit is the most challenging and difficult game and winning from it is an outstanding achievement.
Grigorian’s friendly gesture towards Daniel Negreanu was noted and remembered by Life Trevor online Toronto Cole. It happened at the Bellagio one Wednesday in December where Grigorian approached Negreanu and distributed a bottle of Armenian cognac. However, Negreanu hated cognac but accepted the gift of the kind Grigorian.
Gregorian has only positive words for Negreanu. He even said on an interview that Daniel Negreanu is excellent for He has helped a lot of people and people like him are certainly hard to find these days. It seems like poker runs in Chris Grigorian’s soul line. His cousin, “Magnesium” Mayan Grigorian is also a poker buff and quite comparable to Chris. However, it is quite remarkable that the Armenian express games more aggressively than his cousin magnesium.