Categories

Archives

Four of Poker’s Nice Guys

Literally countless of individuals want to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more famous "nice players" of poker. Even though "nice" is associated with their names when you are playing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have removed you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his tourney earnings added up to in excess of 4.4 million dollars and he captured two immensely respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tourney Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was chosen Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel even still has the humility to speak to his admirers about how they might improve their own game.

Howard Lederer

Referred to as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His accomplishments have allowed him to make an instructional poker video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of Two Thousand and Five, his total life time winnings surpass $2.7 million.

Scotty Nguyen

Scotty is one of the most active players in professional poker and between 2000 to 2004 he placed in the money in excess of one hundred tournaments. He’s noted for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker matches and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a especially bad defeat. As of 2006, his life time winnings are just about 6 million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has captured 5 World Series of Poker titles with 2 of his successes happening in 2003. Chris has the nickname "Jesus" as a result of his trademark long hair and beard, and is able to throw cards fast enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total poker tournament earnings exceeded five million dollars.

You must be logged in to post a comment.