Literally huge amounts of people want to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more famous "nice pros" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is connected with their names when you are at a poker table it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the competition!
In Two Thousand and Four, his competition winnings added up to in excess of $4.4 million and he came away with 2 highly admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the humility to speak to his admirers about how they can advance their own game.
Called "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an educational poker video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also hosting a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life earnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scotty is one of the busiest players in professional poker and between 2000 and Two Thousand and Four he placed in the money in well over one hundred events. He’s noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker matches and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad loss. As of 2006, his life time earnings are almost $6 million.
Chris has captured five World Series of Poker titles with two of his successes happening in Two Thousand and Three. Has the nickname "Jesus" because of his characteristic long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw playing cards quick enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total live poker tourney winnings exceeded $5 million.