Literally countless of people want to be the next "big thing" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more well known "charming players" of the game. Even though "nice" is connected with their names when you are at a poker table it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have removed you out of the competition!
In Two Thousand and Four, his tourney winnings added up to more than 4.4 million dollars and he captured two highly respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. He still has the decency to speak with his fans about how they can boost their own game.
Known as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His accomplishments have lead to him making an instructional video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life earnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.
Scotty is 1 of the busiest players in poker and between Two Thousand and Two Thousand and Four he finished in the money in excess of 100 tournaments. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also coined the phrase "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a especially bad loss. As of 2006, his life time winnings are just about six million dollars.
Chris has won 5 WSOP titles with 2 of his successes coming in 2003. Chris has the nickname "Jesus" because of his trademark long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw playing cards quick enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total poker tournament winnings exceeded five million dollars.