Beyond a doubt millions and millions of individuals want to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more famous "great players" of poker. Although "nice" is connected with their names when you are sitting accross the table from them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have removed you out of the competition!
In Two Thousand and Four, his tourney earnings added up to more than 4.4 million dollars and he captured 2 highly admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was chosen Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. He even still has the humility to talk to his admirers about how they could boost their own game.
Called "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an educational poker video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his total life time earnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.
Scott is one of the most active players in professional poker and from 2000 and 2004 he finished in the money in more than one hundred competitions. He’s noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a especially bad loss. As of 2006, his career earnings are almost $6 million.
Chris has earned five World Series of Poker titles with two of his wins happening in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the nickname "Jesus" due to his characteristic long hair and beard, and is able to toss cards fast enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total poker tourney winnings exceeded $5 million.