Most Iconic Poker Photos Of All Time

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Most Iconic Poker Photos Of All Time
02 Jan

If the history of poker were written using only images, which photos would best encapsulate the game and characters? Here are a few that would undoubtedly be up there…

Sammy Farha

 If you asked a non-poker player to describe their idea of a pro, chances are they would look something like this…

Sammy Farha, the coolest of the cool in typical ‘old-school gangster’ pose 

Stu Ungar

To the younger generation he may be just a dusty old name, but Stu Ungar is one of the true legends of poker…considered by many to be the GOAT

…and he is in great company in Ulvis Alberts’ pic above, with Gabe Kaplan, Bobby Baldwin, Amarillo Slim and Johnny Moss.

Chris Moneymaker

Still one of the most iconic photos – and stories – in the history of poker, Chris Moneymaker’s epic 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event victory is the stuff of genuine modern-day poker legend…

Turning a $86 Satellite into a $2,500,000 win saw online poker take off, within a couple of years reaching stratospheric levels of interest and money in the game

Black Friday

Guaranteed to send shudders down the spine of any poker players, the image below sent the online poker world into a tailspin back in 2011…

Full Tilt Poker

…and deeply connected in many ways is the following group shot…the Full Tilt Poker pros in full Reservoir Dogs swing…

Of course the list could go on and on…but here are a couple of incredible pics without words…enjoy!

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Andrew from Edinburgh, Scotland, is a professional journalist, international-titled chess master, and avid poker player.Read more


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