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A Couple of of Poker’s Charming Pros

Literally millions of people are trying to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more famous "charming players" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is associated with their names when you are playing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the game!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his competition payouts added up to in excess of $4.4 million and he captured 2 immensely admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel even still has the humility to speak to his admirers about how they could boost their own game.

Howard Lederer

Referred to as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His accomplishments have lead to him making an educational video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his total life winnings exceed 2.7 million dollars.

Scotty Nguyen

Scotty is 1 of the most active players in professional poker and from Two Thousand to Two Thousand and Four he placed in the money in well over one hundred competitions. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad defeat. As of Two Thousand and Six, his life time winnings are almost six million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has captured 5 WSOP titles with two of his wins happening in 2003. Has the nickname "Jesus" due to 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 Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tourney winnings exceeded $5 million.

 

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