Beyond a doubt millions of players are trying to be the next "big thing" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more well known "nice players" of the game. Although "nice" is associated with their names when you are sitting accross the table from them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the competition!
In 2004, his tourney winnings amounted to in excess of $4.4 million and he captured 2 immensely admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was chosen Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel even still has the decency to speak with his admirers about how they could improve their own game.
Called "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His accomplishments have allowed him to make an instructional video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co holding a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of 2005, his complete life winnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scott is 1 of the busiest players in professional poker and from 2000 and Two Thousand and Four he placed in the money in well over one hundred competitions. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker games and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a exceptionally bad loss. As of 2006, his life time winnings are just about 6 million dollars.
Chris has earned 5 World Series of Poker titles with 2 of his successes happening in Two Thousand and Three. Has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his trademark long hair and beard, and is able to throw cards quick enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of 2005 his total poker tourney winnings exceeded five million dollars.