Four of Poker’s Charming Guys

No Joke, countless of players are trying to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more noteworthy "nice guys" of poker. Although "nice" is associated with their names when you are facing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have removed you out of the game!

Daniel Negreanu

In Two Thousand and Four, his competition earnings amounted to in excess of $4.4 million and he captured 2 highly respected awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to talk with his fans about how they can boost their own game.

Howard Lederer

Called "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an educational video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also holding a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of 2005, his complete life winnings exceed $2.7 million.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is one of the busiest players in professional poker and between Two Thousand to Two Thousand and Four he finished in the money in well over one hundred events. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker games and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a particularly bad defeat. As of 2006, his career winnings are almost $6 million.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has earned five World Series of Poker titles with two 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 slice through bananas and pickles. As of 2005 his total poker tourney earnings exceeded 5 million dollars.


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