Shaun Deeb

Shaun Deeb is a professional poker player known for his play volume and winning winning over $6 million online. Find his poker biography & videos here.

Shaun Deeb is an American professional poker player and one of the most winning players in online tournament history.

Shaun Deeb was born on March 1, 1986 in Troy, New York. At the age of 16 Shaun Deeb began playing poker, even hosting his own rebut tournaments with a $20 buy in. Those games continued into college at Bentley University, although like so many others he had time focusing on his studies when there was money to be made in the online poker boom. Eventually, he gave up on classes altogether and decided to play poker full time.

Primarily an online player, he has had multiple cashes of the size that most people can only dream of obtaining a single time. He has won $144k in a 2008 WCOOP event on Pokerstars, $244k in WCOOP in 2010, and $312k on Full Tilt in 2001 to name a few. In all, he has had over 3,000 cashes in tournaments, many more than most players of his generation.

Deeb is known for playing many tournaments at a time, sometimes as many as twenty. Where many players would lose focus, he thrives and that is what has made him one of the most successful players online. His focus has been primarily on texas hold’em, but he does play a variety of games to have a well rounded view of poker hoping that will help him play better no matter what game he is playing. He has made other adventures into blackjack as well, even wagering $1 million on UltimateBet in a single week.

At the age of 24, Shaun Deeb shocked many by announcing on TwoPlusTwo that he was going to retire from poker. He said at the time that he was dealing with intense burnout and couldn't keep up the volume that he had been playing. Estimates of his volume have suggested that he played as many as 35,000 online tournaments between the age of 21, when he started playing online, and 2009.

That retirement did not last long, as many predicted, and he returned at EPT 6 in Monte Carlo, playing the ‎€5,000 NLHE event and taking eleventh place. His live play has been slow since then, but he is back in full force playing online, although he has not returned to the life of a twenty table grinder that got him his start.

Deep won Event 15 of the World Series of Poker in 2015 to capture his first bracelet in the $10k Pot Limit Hold’em Championship. In addition to being his first bracelet win, it was the largest live cash of his career, netting him $318k. As of October 2015, his total live cashes total $2.1 million, but online his cashes come in at an incredible $6.2 million, showing his power as an online player.

He continues to play live high roller tournaments across the globe and consistently makes deep runs on PokerStars in hopes of once again topping the leaderboard.

Shaun Deeb can be found on PokerStars under the name ShaunDeeb.

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4 months ago442ChicagoJoey,

Published 4 months ago

PokerLife Podcast - With Will Kassouf

Will Kassouf is BACK on the PokerLife podcast, chatting to Joey Ingram about his recent high-profile spat with Shaun Deeb on socia...

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Published 4 months ago

Poker Night In America - Top Set in a $56,000 Pot!

Avi Freedman slowplays pocket queens and hits a very nice board with both Shaun Deeb and Recchimurzo have a piece! The pot soon gr...

5 months ago618BDJB,

Published 5 months ago

Poker Night In America - Slow Roller Get WRECKED!

Shaun Deeb is back on the Poker Night In America $25/$50 no limit hold'em high stakes cash game, and is back at his slow-rolling w...

6 months ago981BDJB,

Published 6 months ago

Poker Night In America - Doug Polk Gets Aggressive!

It's high stakes time on the Poker Night In America cash game, with blinds running at $100/$200 and  deep stacks with some pl...

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Published 6 months ago

Poker Night In America - S06 Ep02

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Published 8 months ago

Poker Night in America - S05 Ep42

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Poker Night in America - S05 Ep41

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Poker Night in America - S05 Ep40

It's not always good being on a boat, especially for David Eldridge and in particuar in one hand against Kane Kalas!Poker Night in...

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Published 1 year ago

King of the Hill 2 - Deeb vs Busquet Round 2

Shaun Deeb gets swept by heads up pro Olivier Busquet in round 2 of their heads up match, part of the Poker Night In America King ...

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Published 1 year ago

KOTH2: Busquet vs Deeb

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Tony Miles in $125k Ninja Warrior Prop Bet with Shaun Deeb

A prop bet to somehow overcome 70,000 or so fellow would-be American Ninja Warriors!

€2.6million Winner Kabrhel Jumps Straight Into Kassouf Deeb Fight

Kabrhel and Deeb started a verbal war with things like "Go back to the US!", "You talk too much!" and more

Kassouf and Deeb Clash Again at WSOP Europe Main Event

Kassouf tweeted his photo of a sullen Deeb next to him at the WSOPE Main Event

Will Kassouf Issues Statement After Being Caught Stealing Chips

Kassouf issued an apology late last night for what he called “an error of judgment which I greatly regret”

Shaun Deeb Accuses Will Kassouf of Stealing $100 Chips

Will Kassouf may be in serious trouble after a drunken night out at the GUKPT stop in Leeds

Shaun Deeb Blasts Will Kassouf For Hitting On His Wife

Deeb dissed the Englishman for, among other things, hitting on his wife at the World Series…

Live Poker Events, 6 months ago

Shaun Deeb’s Multi-Table Mayhem At The WSOP

Shaun Deeb was looking to make history by taking down two bracelets at once. And he came terrifyingly close to doing it.

Live Poker Events, 6 months ago

Shaun Deeb Slowrolls Again!

Shaun Deeb has a bit of a reputation for slow rolling and shooting angles.

Daniel Negreanu Blocks Doug Polk & Releases his $2Million WSOP Schedule!

Negreanu’s posted his schedule for the Summer, a massive mix of high stakes WSOP events of all shapes and sizes.

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Gus Hansen Loses a €500,000 Pot to Leon Tsoukernik

Gus Hansen recently told about his gambling trip to the Kings Casino in Rozvadov where he clashed with the casino’s owner Leon Tsoukernik in a gigantic pot.