Literally huge amounts of people are trying to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on four of the more well known "great guys" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is associated 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 2004, his tourney winnings added up to in the region of four and a half million dollars and he came away with 2 highly admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Competition Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was appointed Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to talk to his admirers about how they will be able to boost their own game.
Known as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His accomplishments have allowed him to make an instructional video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time winnings exceed $2.7 million.
Scott is 1 of the busiest players in professional poker and between 2000 and Two Thousand and Four he ranked in the money in well over 100 events. He’s noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker matches and also credited with the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a especially bad beat. As of 2006, his career earnings are just about six million dollars.
Chris has earned 5 WSOP titles with 2 of his wins happening in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the nickname "Jesus" as a result of his trademark long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw cards quick enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total poker tournament winnings exceeded 5 million dollars.