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Four of Poker’s Charming Pros

February 15th, 2017 Leave a comment Go to comments

Beyond a doubt countless of players want to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more famous "nice guys" of poker. Granted "nice" is associated with their names when you are facing them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the game!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his competition earnings added up to more than $4.4 million and he captured two highly admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was appointed Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. He even still has the humility to talk with his fans about how they might advance their own game.

Howard Lederer

Known as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an educational video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his total life time earnings exceed 2.7 million dollars.

Scotty Nguyen

Scotty is one of the busiest players in poker and from Two Thousand to Two Thousand and Four he finished in the money in well over one hundred competitions. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a especially bad loss. As of 2006, his life time earnings are almost $6 million.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has won 5 World Series of Poker titles with two of his successes coming in Two Thousand and Three. Has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his characteristic long hair and beard, and is able to throw cards fast enough to cut through bananas and pickles. As of 2005 his total poker tournament earnings exceeded $5 million.

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