Literally millions and millions of people want to be the next "big-time thing" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more famous "nice guys" of poker. Even though "nice" is associated with their names when you are playing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have removed you out of the competition!
In 2004, his competition payouts amounted to in excess of $4.4 million and he came away with 2 highly respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was appointed Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel even still has the humility to speak to his fans about how they might improve their own game.
Called "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker pro 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 TV. As of 2005, his total life winnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scott is one of the most active players in professional poker and between Two Thousand to 2004 he placed in the money in well over one hundred events. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a especially bad loss. As of Two Thousand and Six, his career earnings are just about $6 million.
Chris has won five World Series of Poker titles with two of his successes coming in 2003. Chris has the nickname "Jesus" as a result of his characteristic long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw playing cards fast enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total live poker tourney earnings exceeded $5 million.