Born in 1990, Ema Zajmovic found herself whisked away by her parents from Yugoslavia to Canada at the age of six.
When it comes to the backgrounds of successful poker players, they don’t come much stranger than that of Fatima Moreira de Melo.
One of the most successful tournament poker players, Toby “The Jester” Lewis was born in 1989 in Hampshire, United Kingdom.
Max started his live career playing in the UK & Ireland Poker Tour events where he had moderate amounts of success.
The 22-year old Londoner came from humble beginnings to reach the top in a remarkably short space of time.
The 46-year old Frenchman is one of those very strong career pros, with a host of steady results on their resume and several million dolars behind the...
Born in Krefeld, Germany Philipp Gruissem has developed a reputation as a formidable tournament player.
Thomas Marchese is a professional poker player and the winner of the 2012 WPT $100k Super High Roller. Find his Poker Biography & Videos here.
Byron Kaverman is a professional poker player and the winner of the 2011 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure. Find his Poker Biography & Videos here.
Coming from a criminal background where he was once part of a safe cracking team, Ulliott was eventually sent to prison before moving into the gamblin...
The 26 year old Italian-born pro shot to fame and fortune as a teenager under his online moniker ‘lasagnaaammm’.
Andrew Lichtenberger has developed a reputation as a solid all-round pro capable of playing both tournaments and cash-games.
Blumstein is a 25-year old pro from Morristown, New Jersey who plays much of his poker online within his home state.
Although there are many poker players out there with interesting backgrounds, David Paredes has life-story which is hard to beat for variety.
Josh Beckley is a professional poker player and the runner-up to the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event. Find his Poker Biography & Videos here.