No Joke, countless of individuals strive to be the next "huge thing" in poker, but here is a short rundown on four of the more well known "charming players" of the game. Although "nice" is connected with their names when you are sitting accross the table from them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the game!
In Two Thousand and Four, his tournament winnings added up to in excess of 4.4 million dollars and he won 2 immensely respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Competition Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was named Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. He even still has the humility to speak to his admirers about how they will be able to improve their own game.
Referred to as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His achievements have allowed him to make an educational video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his complete life time winnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.
Scotty is 1 of the most active players in poker and from Two Thousand to Two Thousand and Four he ranked in the money in well over 100 competitions. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad loss. As of 2006, his career earnings are just about $6 million.
Chris has earned 5 WSOP titles with 2 of his wins happening in Two Thousand and Three. Has the nickname "Jesus" as a result of his trademark long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw playing cards fast enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tourney earnings exceeded 5 million dollars.