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4 of Poker’s Charming Pros

Literally millions of players strive to be the next "big-time thing" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more noteworthy "great pros" of poker. Granted "nice" is connected with their names when you are facing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his competition payouts amounted to in the region of four and a half million dollars and he attained 2 immensely admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Competition Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was chosen Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. He still has the humility to speak with his fans about how they might advance their own game.

Howard Lederer

Referred to as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His success has lead to him making an instructional video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and also holding a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his complete life time earnings surpass $2.7 million.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is 1 of the most active players in professional poker and between Two Thousand and 2004 he ranked in the money in more than 100 tournaments. He is notorious for saying "yeah baby" during poker matches and also coined the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad loss. As of Two Thousand and Six, his life time winnings are almost six million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has earned five World Series of Poker titles with two of his wins happening in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his trademark long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to toss cards fast enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of 2005 his total poker tournament winnings exceeded five million dollars.

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