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Poker Pro Profiles

There are several big names in poker and players who have really built a reputation for themselves as being some of the best poker players out there. We often times see these players on the WPT or hear about how well they played at the WSOP or other poker tournaments. This section has been put together to provide you with short poker biographies on some of the biggest names in poker out there.

Chris Ferguson   Name: Chris Ferguson
Residence: Pacific Palisades, CA
Born: 1963

Career Highlights: No Limit Texas Holdem WSOP winner in 2000, Holds 5 WSOP titles.
Scotty Nguyen   Name: Scotty Nguyen
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Born: 1979

Career Highlights: Won acclaim for his role for his co-starring role in the 2003 poker movie "The Big Blind"
Erick Lindgren   Name: Erick Lindgren
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Born: 1979

Career Highlights: Erick is the first WPT player of the year.
Annie Duke  

Name: Annie Duke
Residence: Portland, Oregon
Born: 1965

Career Highlights: Annie is the leading money winner for the WSOP with more WSOP money finishes then any other woman.

Howard Lederer   Name: Howard Lederer
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Born: 1964

Career Highlights: Howard was able to make thirteen final tables at WSOP and also won a bracelet in the year 2000.
Phil Ivey   Name: Phil Ivey
Residence: Atlantic City, NJ
Born: 1974

Career Highlights: First Place Poker Championship Turning Stone NLHE, placed well in several WPT games and also won 2000 WSOP Pot Limit Omaha.
Jennifer Harman   Name: Jennifer Harman
Residence: Reno, Nevada
Born: Unknown

Career Highlights: Was the winner of the largest non-tournament poker game pot ever in a land based casino winning a total of $1.7 million dollars.
Doyle Brunson   Name: Doyle Brunson
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Born: 1933

Career Highlights: Considered the Grand master of Poker. Has won the WSOP 10 times. Run's great poker room Doyle's Room.
Daniel Negreanu   Name: Daniel Negreanu
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Born: 1975

Career Highlights: Daniel won his first WSOP event he entered at the age of 23 making him one of the youngest WSOP winners ever.
Johnny Chan

Name: Johnny Chan
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Born: 1957

Career Highlights: Johnny has won ten WSOP Bracelets including winning both in 1987 and 1988 back to back.

Phil Hellmuth

Name: Phil Hellmuth
Residence: Paulo Alto, California
Born: 1965

Career Highlights: Phil comes in close second for having won the most WSOP Bracelets . Youngest player to win the WSOP Championship

Gus Hanson   Name: Gus Hansen
Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
Born: 1973

Career Highlights: Gus has finished first in three televised WPT Championship Events and is an extremely good poker player.

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