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Four of Poker’s Nice Players

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No Joke, millions of individuals are trying to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more famous "charming pros" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is connected with their names when you are playing them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his tournament payouts added up 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 Tournament Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was chosen Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to talk to his fans about how they could advance their own game.

Howard Lederer

Known as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His success has allowed him to make an instructional video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his complete life time winnings exceed 2.7 million dollars.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is one of the busiest players in professional poker and from Two Thousand to 2004 he finished in the money in excess of 100 competitions. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker games and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a particularly bad beat. As of 2006, his career winnings are almost 6 million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has captured five WSOP titles with two of his wins happening in Two Thousand and Three. Has the nickname "Jesus" due to his characteristic long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to throw cards quick enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tourney earnings exceeded $5 million.

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