No Joke, millions and millions of people strive to be the next "big-time thing" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more well known "nice players" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is associated with their names when you are playing them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have removed you out of the game!
In Two Thousand and Four, his competition earnings amounted to in excess 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 Tournament Player of the Year. In Feb Two Thousand and Six he was chosen Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel even still has the decency to speak with his admirers about how they can improve their own game.
Called "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has lead to him making an instructional video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time earnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scott is 1 of the busiest players in poker and from 2000 to 2004 he ranked in the money in well over one hundred events. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker matches and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a particularly bad loss. As of Two Thousand and Six, his life time earnings are just about six million dollars.
Chris has won five WSOP titles with two of his successes happening in Two Thousand and Three. Has the alias "Jesus" because of his trademark long hair and beard, and is able to throw cards quick enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total poker tournament winnings exceeded 5 million dollars.