Phil Hellmuth: Or You Can Fondly Call Him The ‘Poker Brat’.

Phil Hellmuth: Professional Poker Player

Phillip Jerome Hellmuth Jr. a.k.a Phil Hellmuth was born in Madison, Wisconsin on July 16 of 1964. He has won fifteen WSOP bracelets and topped the Main Event of the 1989 WSOP and the Main Event of the 2012 WSOPE. He is also an inductee of the WSOP’s Poker Hall of Fame of 2007. Hellmuth has a temperamental personality and is known for it. Hence he is called the ‘Poker Brat’. Poker Achievements of Hellmuth As of 2017, his total live

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Phil Ivey: Youngest To Be In The Poker Hall Of Fame.

Phil Ivey: Professional Poker Player

"You get your chips your way, I'll get my chips mine." -Phil Ivey Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. a.k.a Phil Ivey was born in Riverside, California. He is considered one of the best poker players in the world. Ivey is the youngest player to attain 10 WSOP Bracelets. Ivey has also won bracelets for Pot Limit Omaha from 2000 and 2005. He was the first person In 2000, to defeat Amarillo Slim heads-up at a WSOP final. His victory over

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Doyle Brunson a.k.a Texas Dolly

Doyle Brunson a.k.a Texas Dolly The Poker legend

Texas Dolly: The Legend, Doyle Brunson Doyle Brunson was born in 1933 in Longworth, Texas. He earned a Masters Degree in Business from Hardin-Simmon University. Doyle is known plays in the biggest cash games in Vegas He is twice World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion. Brunson was the first ever player to earn a $1 million bill in a poker tournament. Brunson as The Author Doyle is a not only a very famous poker player, but he

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Stu Ungar : Poker Legend With a Lightening IQ Level and a Photographic Memory

Stu Ungar Professional Poker Player

Name, Game and a Short Story of Stu Ungar (Stuart Errol Ungar) a.k.a ‘The Kid’ a.k.a Stu Ungar was born in 1953 on 8th of September. He is a Professional poker, blackjack, and gin rummy player. He is one of the two players in poker history to win the WSOP Main Event thrice. Stu is also the only person to win ‘Amarillo Slim’s Super Bowl of Poker’ thrice, which is the world’s second most important poker title of its

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Chris Moneymaker: What is the “Moneymaker Effect”?

Chris Moneymaker: The Professional Poker Player

Chris Moneymaker: Keeping up with his name, Aye! Christopher Bryan Moneymaker also called Chris Moneymaker was born on November 21 in 1975 in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. He won the Main Event at the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP). His 2003 bag is said to have turned poker around. He happens to be the first person to become the world champion by qualifying at an online poker site. The press called it the “Moneymaker Effect.” career Moneymaker

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From pool to Poker- a brief of John Hennigan

John Hennigan: Professional Poker Player

John Hennigan was born on August 10, 1970, is nicknamed “Johnny World”. Henningan is an American professional poker player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hennigan finished at the 19th position in no-limit hold’em main event at the 1999 World Series of Poker (WSOP). He won his first bracelet in April 2002. He made it to the final table of the WSOP $1,500 seven-card stud event. He won his second WSOP bracelet in 2004 in the $5,000 limit hold’em event. Hennigan made

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Johnny Chan: The Orient Express: The Poker Player Who Inspired The Entire Asia

Johnny Chan a.k.a The Orient Express

The Orient Express: The Legendary Johnny Chan Johnny Chan was born in Guangzhou, China in 1957. He has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets. Interestingly he won the  1987 and 1988 World Series of Poker main events consecutively. Johnny Chan has been the World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. for consecutive 1987 and 1988 Chan is known to be neck to neck with Doyle Brunson and Phil Ivey for standing second in holding for holding 10 bracelets

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Johnny Moss: The Greatest Poker Player Of His Generation

Johnny Moss: Grandfather of Poker

Johnny Moss was The Greatest Of  his time Was The Inaugural Winner Of World Series of Poker Main Event. Johnny Moss was born on May 14, 1907, and lived until December 16, 1995. Moss was born in on May 14 of 1907, in the city of Marshall in Texas. He grew up in Dallas, Texas. It was in Dallas where he learned to play poker as a young boy.     He was the first person ever to win

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Scotty Nguyen: The Story of going broke to being ‘The Prince’.

Scotty Nguyen: Vietnamese Professional Player

Scotty Nguyen: The Self-made Prince. Scotty Nguyen was born on October 28 in 1962.  He was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Nguyen played and dealt poker in his early 20’s in the cardrooms of Southern California.   In 1988-1989 he started playing small poker games in Las Vegas. He made his first major cash in at the World Series of Poker in 1995. He is fondly called ‘The Prince’ in the world of poker.   Scotty is a Vietnamese professional

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Billy Baxter: Man who changed the game of the game: Poker

Billy Baxter: Professional Poker Player.

Billy Baxter: Man who changed the game of the game: Poker William E. Baxter, Jr. a.k.a Billy Baxter was born in 1940 in Augusta, Georgia He has won seven World Series of Poker bracelets. At a very young age of 14, he realised his talent for pool games. He discovered poker at the age of 18. Baxter won seven WSOP bracelets. Very interestingly on a  honeymoon trip in 1975, Billy and his wife took a  detour to Las Vegas,

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Barry Greenstein: The Philanthropist Professional player

Barry Greenstein: The Philanthropist, Engineer, Poker Player. Barry Greenstein was born on 30th of December 1954 in Chicago Illinois. He is a professional poker player. Barry has won various major poker events. He won three at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and two on the World Poker Tour (WPT). Philanthropy Greenstein is known to be a philanthropist. Greenstein very often puts his poker winnings to progress his philanthropic and charitable interests. He donates the profits he makes from

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Erik Seidel : His Journey to Poker and Other Life Events

Erik Seidel : Professional Poker Player

Where Did erik seidel begin his poker journey? Erik Seidel was born in New York City on November 6 of 1959. He was a professional backgammon player in his youth. He gradually became a trader on the American stock exchange, before moving on to poker. In 1988, Seidel was runner-up to Johnny Chan in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. This was his first major Poker Tournament. This final hand was featured in the movie Rounders in 1998.

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Mike Sexton : American Professional Commentator and Poker Player

Mike Sexton: Professional Poker Player And Commentator.

Mike Sexton’s Poker Journey Mike Sexton was born on September 22 of 1947 in Shelby Indiana and is a professional poker player and commentator. He is also a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. Sexton attended the Ohio State University where he earned a degree in public recreation, Mike was also a  gymnast. He mentions with humour that he graduated in poker as he played pretty much a lot during his graduation. Mike taught classes on it in North

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Amarillo Slim and the fame that followed him in poker

Thomas Austin Preston Jr a.k.a Amarillo Slim Thomas Austin Preston Jr was born on December 31 of 1928. He lived until April 29 of 2012. Preston was fondly known as Amarillo Slim. He was known for his poker skills.   In 1972 Preston won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event following which in 1992 he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame   Being a Rounder… Preston was a rounder, touring the United States looking for gambling

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Dan Harrington: Former Attorney And What Not Is Now a Professional Poker Player.

Dan Harrington: Professional Poker Player

Dan Harrington: Dan nicknamed himself Dan Harrington was born on December 6 of 1945 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a pro poker player. He is known for his victory in the Main Event of the World Series of Poker 1995. Dan’s earnings include two WSOP bracelets, one World Poker Tour title, and over six million dollars in tournament cashes in his career with poker. He is an inductee of the Poker Hall of Fame. “Action Dan” is a self-chosen

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John Juanda : He Just Keeps Missing Out On The Final Tables

John Juanda : Indonesian-American Pro Poker Player

The Poker Journey Of John Juanda John Juanda was born on July 8 of 1971. He is an Indonesian-born American pro poker player. He got his MBA from the University of Seattle. Juanda was a high school athlete. But for now, let’s get wondering what Juanda just saw with those wide open eyes! Kidding! He probably just won something.   Poker achievements Juanda won five World Series of Poker bracelets. He was the Player of the year consecutively twice

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Benny Binion: The Father Of The World Series Of Poker.

Benny Binion: The American Mob Boss and Father of WSOP_

Lester Ben Binion and The Cowboy Action_ Benny Binion was born and brought up in Texas in Grayson County, northern side of Dallas. While travelling with his father, he learnt to gamble as a young boy. As he travelled with his father, the young man learned to gamble.  After his criminal days were bygones, Binion took partnership in the Las Vegas Club casino. A year later when the casino was relocated, Binion faced licencing issues. He decides to quit

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Bobby Baldwin: The Player Who Defeated The Legends on The Final Table

Bobby Baldwin a.k a the Owl, American Professional Poker Player

Bobby Baldwin: The Owl Bobby Baldwin was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1950. He is a pro poker player who was a casino employee. He won the World Series of Poker Main Event in 1978.   He was the youngest player to become a Main Event champion of his time. He was later followed by Stu Ungar in 1980, Phil Hellmuth in 1989, Peter Eastgate in 2008, and Joe Cada in 2009.   At the 1977 World Series of

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T J Cloutier : The Six Times WSOP Champion

Thomas James Cloutier a.k.a T J Cloutier

T J Cloutier: The Pro Poker player Thomas James Cloutier a.k.a T J Cloutier was born on October 13th of 1939.  He was born in Richardson, Texas. Cloutier is a professional Poker Player. As a young boy, he received an athletic scholarship for football and baseball. Through this scholarship, he took admission in the University of California, Berkeley. Thereafter he played for the Rose Bowl in 1959. Yet, later he had to drop out of the college due to

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Poker Legends: Famous Poker Players We Can Draw Inspiration From

Famous poker players

The Powerhouse of Poker Geniuses. It appears to be a great idea to draw some energy from the great poker players of all times. Inspiration and Motivation are the two powerhouses of the beginnings of any great piece of art. It could come from within or from any other source external. The point is, there is always something that makes us want to do something or become someone. Sometimes, even when we are good at something, it is possible we

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