Beyond a doubt millions of people want to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more famous "nice pros" of the game. Even though "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 put you out of the competition!
In Two Thousand and Four, his tournament winnings added up to more than four and a half million dollars and he captured 2 highly respected awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In Feb Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to talk with his admirers about how they can boost their own game.
Known as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an educational video called "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 earnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scott is 1 of the busiest players in professional poker and from Two Thousand and 2004 he ranked in the money in excess of one hundred tournaments. He is noted for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker matches and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a especially bad loss. As of 2006, his career winnings are just about $6 million.
Chris has earned five World Series of Poker titles with 2 of his wins coming in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the nickname "Jesus" because of his characteristic long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw playing cards quick enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total poker tourney earnings exceeded five million dollars.