Michael was a chess prodigy as a child. He attended Tulane on a track scholarship and graduated with a double major in physics and game theory.
Worked in the financial sector for 5 years. Later quit to become a professional poker player. Has won 8 public tournaments but makes his real living in high-stakes private games.
Michael thrives on risk and is driven by competition. However, his need for excitement isn't necessarily an indication of reckless behavior. He always calculates the odds carefully and only takes chances if the percentages appear to be in his favor. He is ruthless in seizing the advantage when it presents itself.
Is a master strategist and an expert of reading other people's motives and intentions. As a former collegiate decathlete, his physical skills are exceptional.