Four of Poker’s Nice Guys

Four of Poker’s Nice Guys

Literally millions of people strive to be the next “big thing” in poker, but here is a short rundown on four of the more well known “nice guys” of the game. already though “nice” is associated with their names when you are at a poker table it’s “no more Mr. Nice guy” until they have put you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his tournament winnings amounted to more than $4.4 million and he won two highly respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was named Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel nevertheless has the humility to talk to his fans about how they can enhance their own game.

Howard Lederer

Known as “The Professor” and brother of fellow poker specialized Annie Duke. His success has rule to him making an instructional poker video called “Secrets of No Limit keep up’em” and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his total live earnings go beyond $2.7 million.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is one of the most active players in specialized poker and between 2000 to 2004 he finished in the money in more than 100 events. He is noted for saying “yeah baby” during poker matches and also coined the phrase “that’s poker baby” when referring to a particularly bad beat. As of 2006, his career earnings are almost at $6 million.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has won five World Series of Poker titles with two of his wins coming in 2003. Has the nickname “Jesus” because of his trademark long hair and beard and is able to throw playing cards fast enough to cut by bananas and pickles. As of 2005 his total live poker tournament earnings surpassed $5 million.

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