Australia’s number 3 ranked player in live tournaments has, as his name suggests, Italian roots, and he grew up near Salerno after being born in Per...
Born in Laos, Xao “Jerry” Yang was born in 1967 as a Hmong, but upon the takeover of his country by the Communists in the 1970’s, his family fled.
25-year old Pennsylvanian Ott is one of the ‘amateur’ half who made it to the 2017 WSOP Main Event final table.
California born Isaac Baron discovered his passion for the game early in his life.
Not many poker players hail from Guyana, but Victor (Annand) Ramdin is an exception.
In the midst of the 2008 financial crisis, Jason Wheeler's life appeared to be going south as he lost his job in the financial industry.
The Boston-born Darren Elias is a professional tournament player that is best-known for his WPT achievements.
Matt (Mathew) Salsberg is better known as one of the executive producers and writers of the super popular TV series “Weeds”.
Born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1986, David Benefield developed as a competitor from an early age.
34-year old Parisienne Pollak is one of the more experienced players who made the 2017 final table of the WSOP Main Event.
There are very few of the current crop of poker’s top youngsters who can rival Adrian Mateos’ rise to the top of the professional ranks.
Although his age would put him in the group of “young guns”, Chris “Klod” Klodnicki had his first serious experiences with poker as the live p...
Much better known by his nickname „Nacho“, the Argentinean Jose Ignacio Barbero certainly left his trace on the live poker scene.
Despite having earned around $12,000,000 in live tournament earnings, the Georgia-born poker enthusiast amassed the bulk of his wealth away from the t...
Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson has become one of the most divisive poker professionals in the world.