Literally countless of people strive to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more noteworthy "charming pros" of the game. Despite the fact that "nice" is connected with their names when you are sitting accross the table from them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have removed you out of the competition!
In Two Thousand and Four, his tourney earnings added up to in the region of 4.4 million dollars and he attained two immensely admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was appointed Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. He even still has the humility to speak with his fans about how they might boost their own game.
Referred to as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His achievements have lead to him making an instructional video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time winnings exceed $2.7 million.
Scotty is 1 of the most active players in professional poker and between Two Thousand to Two Thousand and Four he ranked in the money in well over 100 events. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker matches and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a exceptionally bad beat. As of 2006, his career earnings are just about $6 million.
Chris has earned five WSOP titles with 2 of his successes coming in 2003. Has the alias "Jesus" due to his trademark long hair and beard, along with his ability to throw cards quick enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tourney earnings exceeded $5 million.