Literally huge amounts of people strive to be the next "huge thing" in poker, but here is a short rundown on four of the more noteworthy "nice players" of the game. Granted "nice" is associated with their names when you are sitting accross the table from them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the game!
In 2004, his competition winnings added up to more than four and a half million dollars and he won 2 immensely admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Competition Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the humility to talk to his fans about how they will be able to boost their own game.
Known as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His achievements have allowed him to make an educational video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his complete life time winnings exceed $2.7 million.
Scotty is one of the most active players in professional poker and from 2000 to Two Thousand and Four he placed in the money in well over one hundred competitions. He is noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also credited with the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad beat. As of 2006, his career winnings are almost six million dollars.
Chris has earned 5 WSOP titles with 2 of his successes coming in 2003. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his trademark long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw playing cards fast enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tournament earnings exceeded $5 million.