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Paul Phillips the one that won $1,101,980

Paul Phillips is widely recognized for his stunning World Poker Tour appearances. Being an impressively talented, very intelligent and sometimes controversial poker player, Paul is known for having very strong opinions. Paul has two strong World...

Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu is known as the best ever born poker player from Canada. Born in 1974 in Toronto, he spent his youth playing pool. Later on Dan tried gambling and grew fond of poker. Probably it was the main reason why he dropped out of a high...

Bobby Baldwin

Taken from Las Vegas Review Journal Sunday, April 13, 2003 Copyright © Las Vegas Review-Journal Big games bring in big money, big names Mirage Resorts' boss, buddies set up at Sam's...

Doyle Brunson AKA Texas Dolly

Interview with Doyle Brunson - taken from Poker Books Part 1: The Legend Returns to the Arena With a staccato of barks and energetic yo-yo jumps, Casper and Cutie greeted us at the front door of Doyle Brunson's elegant home in Las Vegas. During...

Johnny Chan AKA The Oriental Express

Taken from the http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/issues/1999-07-22/feature2.html/page1.html Phoenix New Times Hello, Mr. Chips Johnny Chan, the world's greatest poker player, stakes his reputation at a local Indian reservation casino BY JAMES...

Kim AKA The Dragon Lady

Taken from http://gamingtoday.com/index.cfm?articleid=5168&AIN=217056 Gaming Today KIM ‘DRAGON LADY’ NGUYEN Lady Luck KIM ‘DRAGON LADY’ NGUYEN. ----- 09/10/2002 - by David Stratton Her reputation precedes her. There are few gamblers in Las Vegas...

Larry Flynt AKA The King of Hustler

Flynt's revenge Larry Flynt The porno king and Official Republican Humiliator tells why he did it, the real reason the Washington Post ran his ad and what he'd do if he had five more lives. BY CAROL LLOYD On the 10th floor of Larry Flynt's oval...

Men ''The Master'' Nguyen

Dealing with the Master Men the Master and His Vietnamese Poker Cartel by Michael Kaplan Leo Alvarez and Men “The Master” Nguyen confront one another across an oval poker table in an unadorned tournament room at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens...

Poker Celebrities

How popular is poker? The World Series of Poker started in 1970 with a handful of players -- now the World Series of Poker, the World Poker Tour, and the International Poker Federation (just to name a few) have truly turned poker into a worldwide...

David ''The Devilfish'' Ulliott

David "The Devilfish" Ulliott is one of poker's leading personalities. He was born and lives in Hull, North Humberside, UK and worked as a jeweler and pawnbroker in England prior to his impressive career in poker. It is thought, that rings he is...

Phil Hellmuth, Jr.

16th of July is a great day in the annals of poker , as in 1964 a great poker player was born. He is extremely ambitious, cards just love him and his name is Phil Hellmuth – a combination every poker player is dreaming about. Young Phil started...

Barry Greenstein

If you like players who base their tactics on cold mathematical calculations and logic, you should pay attention to Barry Greenstein. If you have never liked math, but have instead liked true human valuables and kind hearts, never let this guy out...

Thuan ''Scotty'' Nguyen

If you are looking for an extremely good, all-rounded poker player, the first man you should start with is Thuan Nguyen, known as “Scotty”. This player has everything needed for a successful career (and, believe me, his career is among the best of...

Phil Ivey

Phillip Ivey, one of the brightest and fastest-rising young stars on the poker circuit, who grew up in New Jersey. He started his professional poker career in Atlantic City. He is only 27 years old now but has been playing poker professionally for...

Jennifer Harman

Jennifer Harman is well-known and highly regarded tournament and high-limit cash-game player making up to a million dollars per year. Harman is often mistakenly referred to as the best woman player in the world, but she is much more - one of the...

Amarillo SlimAmarillo Slim

Taken from the Las Vegas Review Journal Tuesday, August 12, 2003 Copyright © Las Vegas Review-Journal COLUMN: John L. Smith Indictment might silence bluster of famed hustler `Amarillo Slim' It's hard to find a name more synonymous with...

Andrew Beal

Man With a Mission The founder of Beal Bank is seriously rich and seriously smart. Now he’s serious about shooting for the stars. By Melinda Rice So, just who does this Andy Beal fellow think he is anyway? Let’s review. He thinks...

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