• Four of Poker’s Charming Players

    No Joke, millions and millions of players want to be the next "big-time thing" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more famous "nice guys" of poker. Although "nice" is connected with their names when you are at a poker table it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the competition!

    Daniel Negreanu

    In Two Thousand and Four, his tournament earnings added up to in the region of $4.4 million and he attained two immensely respected awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was appointed Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to speak with his fans about how they could boost their own game.

    Howard Lederer

    Called "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His accomplishments have lead to him making an instructional video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his complete life winnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.

    Scotty Nguyen

    Scott is 1 of the busiest players in professional poker and from Two Thousand and 2004 he ranked in the money in well over 100 competitions. He is noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a particularly bad defeat. As of Two Thousand and Six, his life time winnings are almost six million dollars.

    Chris Ferguson

    Chris has earned 5 WSOP titles with 2 of his wins happening in 2003. Has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his trademark long hair and beard, and is able to throw cards quick enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total live poker tourney winnings exceeded 5 million dollars.

     October 19th, 2021  Marlee   No comments

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