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4 of Poker’s Nice Guys

March 9th, 2020 at 19:25

Beyond a doubt huge amounts of individuals want to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more noteworthy "charming pros" of poker. Although "nice" is associated with their names when you are at a poker table it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have removed you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In Two Thousand and Four, his competition payouts amounted to in excess of four and a half million dollars and he captured two highly admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In Feb Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel even still has the humility to talk with his admirers about how they can advance their own game.

Howard Lederer

Known as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His accomplishments have allowed him to make an educational poker video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his complete life winnings exceed $2.7 million.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is 1 of the busiest players in poker and from 2000 and 2004 he placed in the money in well over 100 competitions. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker matches and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a particularly bad defeat. As of 2006, his life time winnings are just about $6 million.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has won five World Series of Poker titles with two of his successes coming in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his trademark long hair and beard, and is able to throw playing cards fast enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tournament winnings exceeded $5 million.

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