Beyond a doubt millions and millions of people are trying to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more famous "charming guys" of the game. Even though "nice" is connected with their names when you are facing them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the competition!
In 2004, his competition earnings amounted to in the region of $4.4 million and he won 2 immensely respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was appointed Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel even still has the decency to talk with his fans about how they will be able to boost their own game.
Known as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His achievements have lead to him making an educational poker video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co holding a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time earnings exceed $2.7 million.
Scotty is 1 of the most active players in poker and from 2000 and 2004 he placed in the money in well over 100 events. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a particularly bad defeat. As of Two Thousand and Six, his life time earnings are almost $6 million.
Chris has earned 5 WSOP titles with 2 of his wins coming in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his trademark long hair and beard, and is able to toss playing cards fast enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tourney winnings exceeded $5 million.