Poker Greats Playing Card Deck: The Jokers

[SS] “The two Jokers complete the deck as two players who were too important to leave out”, Stan the Stat remarked. “Here are the Jokers:1

Chris Moneymaker – black joker

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Chris Moneymaker

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Chris Moneymaker – black joker
Born: 1975/11/21 (Atlanta, GA)
WSOP Main Event: 1st (2003)
WSOP Bracelets: 1
WSOP Cashes: 4
WPT Titles: 0
Career Earnings: $3,613,059
Quote: “I was a little underestimated because no one knew who I was. If I can win it, anybody can.” — Chris Moneymaker (2003).
  • First online qualifier to win the WSOP Main Event.
  • Following his Main Event victory, the number of entrants jumped from 839 to 2,576 to 5,619 to 8,773.

Daniel Negreanu – red joker

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Daniel Negreanu

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Daniel Negreanu – red joker
Born: 1974/07/26 (Toronto, Canada)
WSOP Main Event: 11th (2001, 2015)
WSOP Bracelets: 6
WSOP Cashes: 92
WPT Titles: 2
Career Earnings: $32,619,168
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Hall of Fame
2014
Quote: “My first trip to Las Vegas was here, in Binion’s Horseshoe, downstairs. I brought a $3,000 bankroll, and about 24 hours later, I had a lot of free time on my hands.” — Daniel Negreanu (during his Poker Hall of Fame induction on November 9, 2014).
  • Only player to be named WSOP Player of the Year twice (2004 & 2013); also WPT Player of the Year 2004-05.
  • Became the first player to win bracelets in the WSOP Las Vegas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific in 2013.

Footnotes:

  1. Other players who merited inclusion in the deck but were regretfully left out include Berry Johnston, David Chiu, and Gary Berland (five WSOP bracelets each); Bobby Baldwin (four bracelets); Dewey Tomko and Jack Keller (three bracelets); a host of WSOP Main Event winners; Carlos Mortensen, Erick Lindgren, Howard Lederer, J.C. Tran, and Freddy Deeb (multiple WPT title winners), Scott Seiver and Sam Trickett (top money earners); et al.

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    Stats current as of November 14, 2016.

    See the first Poker Greats post for more information about these playing cards.

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