No Joke, millions and millions of players strive to be the next "big-time thing" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more well known "great pros" of poker. Even though "nice" is connected with their names when you are facing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have removed you out of the game!
In 2004, his competition earnings amounted to in the region of $4.4 million and he came away with two immensely respected awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Competition Player of the Year. In Feb Two Thousand and Six he was appointed Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. He still has the humility to speak with his admirers about how they could advance their own game.
Referred to as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has lead to him making an instructional poker video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his complete life winnings surpass $2.7 million.
Scotty is 1 of the busiest players in poker and between 2000 and 2004 he finished in the money in more than 100 tournaments. He is noted for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker games and also credited with the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a particularly bad defeat. As of 2006, his career winnings are just about six million dollars.
Chris has earned five World Series of Poker titles with 2 of his wins happening in 2003. Chris has the alias "Jesus" as a result of his characteristic long hair and beard, and is able to toss playing cards quick enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tournament winnings exceeded $5 million.