Beyond a doubt countless of individuals are trying to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on four of the more well known "great players" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is connected with their names when you are playing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the competition!
In Two Thousand and Four, his competition winnings added up to in excess of 4.4 million dollars and he attained two highly admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel even still has the humility to talk to his admirers about how they can boost their own game.
Known as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His achievements have lead to him making an educational video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time earnings exceed 2.7 million dollars.
Scotty is one of the most active players in professional poker and from 2000 and 2004 he ranked in the money in more than one hundred tournaments. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker matches and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad loss. As of Two Thousand and Six, his career winnings are just about 6 million dollars.
Chris has captured 5 World Series of Poker titles with two of his successes coming in 2003. Chris has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his characteristic long hair and beard, and is able to throw playing cards quick enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total poker tournament earnings exceeded 5 million dollars.