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4 of Poker’s Charming Guys

Literally huge amounts of players want to be the next "star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on four of the more noteworthy "nice guys" of the game. Even though "nice" is associated with their names when you are playing them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" up until they have put you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In Two Thousand and Four, his tourney winnings added up to in the region of $4.4 million and he attained 2 highly admired awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to speak with his admirers about how they could boost their own game.

Howard Lederer

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

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is one of the most active players in poker and between 2000 and 2004 he placed in the money in more than one hundred competitions. He’s noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker games and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when alluding to a exceptionally bad beat. As of 2006, his life time earnings are almost $6 million.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has won five WSOP titles with 2 of his wins coming in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his characteristic long hair and beard, and is able to throw cards quick enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of Two Thousand and Five his total live poker tourney winnings exceeded 5 million dollars.

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