2009
12.21

Beyond a doubt huge amounts of people strive to be the next "mega star" in poker, but here is a short rundown on 4 of the more famous "nice guys" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is associated with their names when you are sitting accross the table from them it is "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the game!

Daniel Negreanu

In Two Thousand and Four, his competition earnings amounted to in the region of four and a half million dollars and he won two highly admired awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In February 2006 he was chosen Card Player’s Preferred Poker Player. Daniel still has the humility to speak with his admirers about how they can improve their own game.

Howard Lederer

Referred to as "The Professor" and sibling of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His success has lead to him making an educational video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co hosting a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of Two Thousand and Five, his complete life time earnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is one of the busiest players in professional poker and from 2000 to 2004 he ranked in the money in excess of 100 events. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker matches and also coined the term "that’s poker baby" when referring to a exceptionally bad loss. As of Two Thousand and Six, his life time winnings are almost 6 million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has earned five World Series of Poker titles with 2 of his wins happening in 2003. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his trademark long hair and beard, along with his ability to throw playing cards fast enough to cut through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total live poker tourney earnings exceeded $5 million.

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