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Get the background the pros you see on TV and read about in poker books. Learn about legends like Doyle Brunson and Amarillo Slim, how players like Chris "Jesus" Ferguson got their nicknames, and more.
  1. Celebrity Poker Players (7)
  2. Women Poker Players (18)

Mike Caro, The Mad Genius of Poker
A profile of Mike Caro, the Mad Genius of Poker, contributor to Doyle Brunson's Super System, and member of the Poker Seniors Hall of Fame.

Poker Hall of Fame Members
See who is included in the elite group of poker players in the Poker Hall of Fame.

Most Entertaining Poker Players
These poker players aren't known for their poker faces, but for their poker personalities -- you might not win against them at the poker table, but they'll sure make the game entertaining.

Users weight in on he most entertaining, fun poker pros to watch
Users weigh in on the most entertaining, fun poker pros to watch

Jerry Yang
Learn all about the 2007 World Series of Poker winner, Jerry Yang.

Poker Pros A-Z
Poker Pros A-Z: Find pictures & information on poker pros, listed alphabetically.

Cyndy Violette
Learn more about Cyndy Violette, a top woman poker pro and World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

Quiz: Poker Pros
Do you know your poker pros? Test your knowledge of professional poker players with this quiz.

David Williams
Learn all about David Williams, 2nd-place finisher in the 2004 World Series of Poker and representative of bodog.com.

John-Robert Bellande Poker Pro & Survivor: China Contestant
Read about poker pro John-Robert Bellande who was also a Survivor: China contestant

Paul Wasicka
Find out about Paul Wasicka, 2nd place finished in the 2006 World Series of Poker Main event.

Doyle Brunson
Learn more about poker legend Doyle Brunson, winner of 10 World Series of Poker bracelets and author of the "poker bible" Super/System.

Robert Varkonyi
Learn more about 2002 World Series of Poker champion Robert Varkonyi.

Johnny Chan
Learn all about Johnny Chan, 10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

Jennifer Tilly Photo Gallery
Jennifer Tilly has proven herself to be more than just a pretty face at the poker table. Still, Jen Tilly does have a pretty face, as you can see in this photo gallery of Tilly at the table and at poker events and parties.

T.J. Cloutier
Learn more about poker legend T.J. Cloutier.

Jennifer Tilly
Learn more about Jennifer Tilly, the actress and poker champion who won both a World Series of Poker bracelet and a World Poker Tour event in the same year.

Allen Cunningham
Learn more about poker pro Allen Cunningham.

Huck Seed
Read about pro poker player & World Series of Poker main event winner Huck Seed.

Steve Dannenmann
Learn all about the 2005 World Series of Poker Final Table player, Steve Dannenmann.

Erik Seidel
Learn more about poker legend Erik Seidel.

Annie Duke
Learn all about Annie Duke, professional poker player.

Chip Reese
Read about pro poker player & World Series of Poker bracelet winner Chip Reese.

Antonio Esfandiari
Learn all about Antonio Esfandiari, World Poker Tour champion and former magician.

Gavin Smith
Read about Candian pro poker player Gavin Smith.

Chris "Jesus" Ferguson
Learn all about Chris Ferguson, 2000 World Series of Poker champion.

Greg "Fossilman" Raymer
Learn all about Greg Raymer, 2004 World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

Ted Forrest
Learn all about Ted Forrest, a feared opponent at the poker table, WSOP bracelet winner, and 2006 Heads-up poker challenge winner.

Scotty Nguyen
Learn more about Scotty Nguyen, one of poker’s most colorful pros, and a 4-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

Jamie Gold
Find out about Jamie Gold, 2006 World Series of Poker Main event champ.

Evelyn Ng
Learn more about Evelyn Ng, a top woman poker pro.

Clonie Gowen
Learn more about Clonie Gowen, a top woman poker pro.

Daniel Negreanu
Learn more about poker pro Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu, considered one of the very best poker players in the world.

Barry Greenstein
Read about poker pro Barry Greenstein, nicknamed "the Robin Hood of poker" for his charitable donations.

Carlos Mortensen
Read about Juan Carlos Mortensen, the 2001 World Series of Poker Champion.

Joseph Hachem
Learn all about the 2005 World Series of Poker winner, Australian Joseph Hachem.

Chris Moneymaker
Learn more about 2003 World Series of Poker champ Chris Moneymaker.

Joseph Hachem Photo Gallery
Pictures of Joseph Hachem, the 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event Winner at different events.

Michael Mizrachi
Learn all about Michael Mizrachi, winner of the 2006 WPT Borgata Poker Open.

Jennifer Harman
Learn all about Jennifer Harman, one of the best female poker players in the world, famous for playing in the highest stakes poker games there are.

Jeff Madsen
Read about Jeff Madsen, the youngest ever World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

Dan Harrington
Learn more about poker pro Dan Harrington, WSOP winner and author of some of the best books on poker.

Mike Matusow
Learn more about Mike “the Mouth” Matusow, World Series of Poker Bracelet winner.

Phil Hellmuth
Learn all about Phil Hellmuth, the "poker brat" and 9-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

Kathy Liebert
Learn all about Kathy Liebert, one of the best female poker players, and the first one to win a million bucks in a tournament.

Phil Ivey
Learn all about Phil Ivey, World Series of Poker champion.

Howard Lederer
Learn all about Howard Lederer, the Professor of poker.

Phil Laak
Learn more about Phil Laak, the poker pro known as "the Unabomber."

Tuan Le
Learn more about Tuan Le, one of poker’s most successful tournament players.

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