Fischman grew up in southern New Jersey and moved at the age of twelve to Las Vegas. From a school friend he learned poker and has won 18 in a Pokercroupier Sahara and Mirage.
In the World Series of Poker 2004, he became the youngest player who has won two bracelets at the WSOP. At the age of 23, he won a No Limit Texas Hold'em and HORSE tournament. He lost in 2006 to Jeff Madsen record.
Fischman is known as a member of card playing new crew. In The crew play Russ "Dutch " Boyd, Bobby Boyd, David Smyth, Joe Bartholdi Jr, Tony Lazar and Brett Jungblut. ( Jungblut and Bartholdi have both left the group.)
In 2004, he defeated Joe Cassidy and won the invitational Young Guns of Poker World Poker Tour.
In 2005 he was on the verge of winning his third bracelet. He lost heads-up against Allen Cunningham in a $ 1,500 No Limit Hold'em tournament.
As " emptyseat88 " he plays online for various providers. He was himself a page called The Fish Tank.
To date, he has won more than 2.7 million U.S. $ at official tournaments.