Steve Blay is a software engineer and poker coach. He is the founder and programmer behind AdvancedPokerTraining.com, which allows members to learn while playing poker against up to 8000 virtual opponents. Since 2009, the site has had over 60,000 members from 175 countries. In 2019, he also created OmahaPokerTraining.com..
Blay received national attention when his computerized simulation correctly predicted Qui Nguyen’s dominating victory at the 2016 WSOP Main Event. He served as Qui’s personal poker advisor during the Final Table, and together they wrote From Vietnam to Vegas!: How i won the World Series of Poker .