The Poker Lords!
They are credited to have brought about a change in the way a game of Poker is played. From making a fortune to becoming a legend, they have made a mark in the world of Poker with their skills. Meet the top 3 nominees for 2019’s Poker Hall of Fame.
The 71 YO from Sweden has made a name for himself by earning over $5.7 Million in his decorated career. He is a two-time WSOP gold bracelet winner and is eighth on the list of all-time WSOP cash list. Sitting second on Sweden’s all-time money list and WSOP main event cashes, Chris has cashed six-figure prizes on 19 different occasions.
The magician gets his first-ever and very well-deserved hall of fame nomination this year. The Iranian turned 40 last year and is renowned for his huge win at the inaugural edition of the WSOP Big One for One Drop. In the event, he took home a whopping $18.346 Million for a buy-in of $1Million. Ever since he took up the game in the year 2002, there's hardly an event that goes by without his name being mentioned. Sitting tight at the ninth on the all-time money list, his overall winnings have crossed the $27 Million mark. He has won three WSOP gold bracelets and also has two WPT titles to his name.
Referred to as ‘Jesus’, Chris Ferguson has been playing since the year 1993. In a career spanning over two and a half decades, the 56 YO has won over $9 Million. One of his most notable victories came against Hall of Famer TJ Cloutier in the year 2000 when he beat the legend in WSOP’s Main Event. Overall, Chris has 129 career WSOP cashes in his kitty.
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