Howard Lederer

Howard Lederer, also known as the Professor, is one of the greatest strategic minds ever to play poker. Learn more about him here.

Howard Henry Lederer Biography

Howard Lederer is a two-time WSOP gold bracelet winner who has cashed 44 times in WSOP events and has earned more than $6.5 million in live tournament action. His strategic approach to poker had been held in high regard by many prior to the Full Tilt fiasco that severely damaged his reputation and standing in the poker community.

Howard Lederer admitted no wrongdoing for his role in the site's mismanagement and subsequent downfall while agreeing to a settlement with the DoJ that many viewed as a proverbial slap on the wrist. He may always be guilty in the eyes of many and forever held accountable for one of the darkest chapters in the history of online poker. But with the passage of time, some of the deep hatred previously displayed toward Lederer appears to be lessening.

He is also well known as "The Professor" a nickname that poker player and commendator Jesse May gave to him. Ledered himself says that the nickname came out of nothing but many attribute the nickname at the strategic approach Lederer has at poker.

You can learn various techniques that Howard Lederer used to earn the nickname "The Professor" at PokerVIP's Poker Strategy Article Library

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The Poker Lounge - Romanello Faces Tough River Decision

Roberto Romanello gets a strong starting hand against Jennifer Harman and Howard Lederer but when the cards don't improve his hand...

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High Roller Radio - Tony Dunst on Black Friday

High Roller Radio speaks to WPT Commentator & Professional Poker Player Tony Dunst about 'Black Friday', the 'Howard Lederer Files...

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Poker After Dark - Williams vs Lederer

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Poker Funnies - Handshake Fails

Sometimes awkwardness can ensue when a handshake attempt doesn't quite go to plan!

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Million Dollar Cash Game - Big Hand Between Lederer and Cunningham

Big and interesting hand between Howard Lederer and Alan Cunningham during the Full Tilt Million Dollar Cash Game.Also at the tabl...

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Players Cheer As Howard Lederer Busts

Some players apparently cheered Lederer’s departure – the thought that the disgraced former Full Tilt founder might take down the most prestigious event of the series being too much even for his most committed supporters.

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Howard Lederer Makes Debut at WSOP

One apology and the surprise appearance of Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson later, and it was the turn of Howard ‘The Professor’ Lederer to step into the Rio in Las Vegas, yesterday, for the World Series of Poker.

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In an unexpected return of Chris Ferguson at the WSOP $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Championship has brought him back into the limelight.

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Howard Lederer Net Worth

Howard Lederer survived closing his business and probably made the deal of the decade, one that kept his fortune virtually intact. He remains one of the richest gamblers out there

Howard Lederer Finally Apologises

​It may have taken five years, and it may not appease all those who have hated the man with a vengeance these last years, but finally Howard Lederer has admitted his failings in the Full Tilt Poker debacle and publicly apologized.

Howard Lederer Criticized Harshly By Daniel Negreanu

Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu let loose with some rather harsh accusations toward Howard Lederer following Black Friday allegations.