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2006 World Series of Poker

Index 2006 World Series of Poker

The 2006 World Series of Poker (WSOP) began on June 25, 2006 with "satellite" events, with regular play commencing on June 26 with the annual Casino Employee event, and the Tournament of Champions held on June 28 and 29. [1]

155 relations: Adam Schoenfeld, Allen Cunningham, Amir Vahedi, Andrew Brokos, Andy Black (poker player), Andy Bloch, Anthony Holden, Anthony Reategui, Barny Boatman, Barry Greenstein, Ben Lamb, Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom, Bill Chen, Billy Baxter (poker player), Bobby Hoff, Brandon Cantu, Carlos Mortensen, Chip Jett, Chip Reese, Chris Gros, Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Alaei, Darus Suharto, David Baker (poker player, born 1972), David Baker (poker player, born 1986), David Einhorn (hedge fund manager), David Pham, David Rheem, David Singer (poker player), David Williams (card game player), Dewey Tomko, Douglas Kim, Doyle Brunson, Dutch Boyd, Eric Buchman, Eric Froehlich, Eric Lynch, Erik Friberg (poker player), Fred Goldberg, Freddy Rouhani, Gabe Kaplan, Gary Benson (poker player), Gavin Smith (poker player), George Danzer, Gus Hansen, Gutshot Poker Club, Hand-for-hand, Hans Lund, Harry Demetriou, Hevad Khan, ..., Hilbert Shirey, HORSE, Howard David, Hoyt Corkins, Humberto Brenes, Ian Johns, J. C. Tran, J. J. Liu, James Richburg, Jamie Gold, Jason Lester, Jeff Lisandro, Jeff Madsen, Jeffrey Pollack, Jennifer Harman, Jim Bechtel, Joe Awada, Joe Hachem, John Cernuto, John Gale (poker player), John Hennigan (poker player), John Phan, Jon Friedberg, Kenna James, Kristy Gazes, Lee Watkinson, Lennox Lewis, List of World Series of Poker ladies champions, List of World Series of Poker Main Event champions, Louie Anderson, Luca Pagano, Mark Vos, Martin de Knijff, Mary Jones Meyer, Maureen Feduniak, Max Pescatori, Mel Judah, Melissa Hayden (poker player), Men Nguyen, Michael Binger, Michael Martin (poker player), Mickey Appleman, Mike Caro, Mike Sexton, Mitch Schock, Nam Le (poker player), Norman Chad, Paramus High School, Pat Poels, Paul Azinger, Paul McKinney, Paul Wasicka, Peter Costa (poker player), Peter Feldman, Phi Nguyen, Phil Gordon, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Phil Laak, Poker Hall of Fame, Prahlad Friedman, Praz Bansi, Rep Porter, Robert Williamson III, Roberto Romanello, Ron Rose, Sam Farha, Scott Clements, Scott Fischman, Steve Davis, Stuart Fox, Sully Erna, Ted Forrest, The Fantasy Show, The Poker Players Championship, Thor Hansen, Tiffany Michelle, Todd Brunson, Tom Franklin (poker player), Tom McEvoy, Tom Schneider, Tony Ma, Tuan Lam, Two Plus Two Publishing, United States v. Scheinberg, Vanessa Rousso, Wendeen H. Eolis, William Thorson, World Series of Poker, World Series of Poker bracelet, World Series of Poker Casino Employee Championship, World Series of Poker multiple bracelet winners, 2006 World Series of Poker results, 2007 World Series of Poker, 2008 World Series of Poker, 2008 World Series of Poker results, 2009 World Series of Poker, 2010 World Series of Poker, 2011 World Series of Poker, 2012 World Series of Poker, 2013 World Series of Poker, 2014 World Series of Poker, 2015 World Series of Poker, 2016 World Series of Poker, 2017 World Series of Poker. Expand index (105 more) »

Adam Schoenfeld

Adam Schoenfeld is an American professional poker player and former columnist for Card Player magazine.

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Allen Cunningham

Allen Cunningham (born March 28, 1977) is an American professional poker player who has won five World Series of Poker bracelets.

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Amir Vahedi

Amir Vahedi (February 25, 1961 – January 8, 2010) was an Iranian professional poker player born in Tehran, Iran.

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Andrew Brokos

Andrew Brokos (born 1982) is a professional poker player, instructor and coach who is well known for finishing in the money in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event five times in the first six years he played the event, including three top 100 finishes.

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Andy Black (poker player)

Andrew Black (born 20 July 1965) is a poker player from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who presently resides in Dublin.

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Andy Bloch

Andrew Elliot Bloch (born June 1, 1969 in New Haven, Connecticut) is a professional poker player.

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Anthony Holden

Anthony Holden (born 22 May 1947) is an English writer, broadcaster and critic, particularly known as a biographer of artists including Shakespeare, Tchaikovsky, Leigh Hunt, Lorenzo da Ponte and Laurence Olivier, and of members of the British Royal family, notably Charles, Prince of Wales.

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Anthony Reategui

Anthony Reategui is a professional poker player from Chandler, Arizona.

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Barny Boatman

Barny M. P. Boatman (born 1956 in St Pancras, London), is an English professional poker player and the oldest member of the poker-playing foursome known as The Hendon Mob.

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Barry Greenstein

Barry Greenstein (born December 30, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional poker player.

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Ben Lamb

Benjamin "Ben" Lamb (born March 31, 1985) is an American professional poker player.

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Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom

Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom is Anthony Holden's followup to his 1990 book Big Deal: A Year as a Professional Poker Player.

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Bill Chen

William "Bill" Chen (born 1970 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American quantitative analyst, poker player, and software designer.

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Billy Baxter (poker player)

William E. Baxter, Jr. (born 1940) is an American professional poker player and sports bettor.

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Bobby Hoff

Bobby "The Wizard" Hoff (December 14, 1939 – August 25, 2013) was an American professional poker player, based in Long Beach, California.

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Brandon Cantu

Brandon M. Cantu (born May 10, 1981 in Vancouver, Washington) is an American professional poker player.

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Carlos Mortensen

Juan Carlos Mortensen (born April 13, 1972 in Ambato, Ecuador) is an Ecuadorian professional poker player of Danish descent and the only South American Main Event winner of the World Series of Poker.

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Chip Jett

Charles McRae "Chip" Jett (born September 22, 1974 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is an American professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Chip Reese

David Edward "Chip" Reese (March 28, 1951 – December 4, 2007) was an American professional poker player and gambler from Centerville, Ohio.

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Chris Gros

Chris Gros, a poker dealer Caesars Casino in Las Vegas, won a World Series of Poker bracelet at the 2006 $500 Casino Employees No Limit Hold'em tournament.

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Chris Moneymaker

Christopher Bryan Moneymaker (born November 21, 1975, in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American poker player who won the Main Event at the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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Daniel Alaei

Daniel Christopher Alaei (born 1983) is a professional poker player from Santa Fe Springs, California.

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Darus Suharto

Darus Suharto (born 1968) is a poker player born in Indonesia and currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he works as a Certified General Accountant at York University, and is a member of the Certified General Accountants of Ontario.

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David Baker (poker player, born 1972)

David "ODB" Baker (born July 14, 1972) is an American professional poker player living in Katy, Texas who has appeared at five World Series of Poker (WSOP) final tables.

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David Baker (poker player, born 1986)

David "Bakes" Baker (born October 17, 1986) is an American professional poker player who has won a World Series of Poker bracelet and appeared at four World Series of Poker final tables.

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David Einhorn (hedge fund manager)

David M. Einhorn (born November 20, 1968) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist.

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David Pham

David Pham (born February 10, 1967 in South Vietnam), is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player from Bell Gardens, California with three World Series of Poker bracelets who has made seven final tables at the World Poker Tour.

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David Rheem

David Y. "Chino" Rheem (born April 15, 1980) is a poker player from Los Angeles, California.

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David Singer (poker player)

David Singer (born in Brooklyn, New York) is an American professional poker player and former attorney.

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David Williams (card game player)

David Anthony Williams (born June 9, 1980) is a professional poker player and popular Magic: The Gathering player who also competed on Season 7 of the popular FOX Cooking show MasterChef, where he came as runner-up.

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Dewey Tomko

Duane "Dewey" Tomko (born December 31, 1946 in Glassport, Pennsylvania) is an American former kindergarten teacher turned professional poker player, based in Winter Haven, Florida.

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Douglas Kim

Douglas Kim (born November 10, 1983 in Yonkers, New York) is a Korean-American poker player and 2006 economics graduate of Duke University.

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Doyle Brunson

Doyle F. Brunson (born August 10, 1933) is a retired American poker player who played professionally for over 50 years.

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Dutch Boyd

Russell Aaron Boyd (born December 24, 1980), commonly known as Dutch Boyd, is an American professional poker player from Culver City, California (originally from Columbia, Missouri).

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Eric Buchman

Eric Buchman (born September 11, 1979) is an American professional poker player from Valley Stream, New York, who finished in fourth place at the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event.

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Eric Froehlich

Eric Froehlich (born February 9, 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional poker player, professional Magic: The Gathering player, and member of the Magic: The Gathering Hall of Fame.

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Eric Lynch

Eric Lynch (born October 20, 1978 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a professional poker player.

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Erik Friberg (poker player)

Erik Friberg (born 31 March 1983) is a professional poker player from Stockholm, Sweden Friberg's first major success in poker came in the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event, where he finished in 8th place earning $1,979,189.

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Fred Goldberg

Fred Goldberg is a professional poker player from Hollywood, Florida.

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Freddy Rouhani

Farzad "Freddy" Rouhani (فرزاد روحانی, born 1963 or 1964) is an American professional poker player who won the 2008 World Series of Poker $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better event.

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Gabe Kaplan

Gabriel Weston Kaplan (born March 31, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, poker commentator, and professional poker player.

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Gary Benson (poker player)

Gary Benson (born 1957, in Sydney, Australia) is a professional poker player and sports bettor.

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Gavin Smith (poker player)

Gavin Smith (born September 4, 1968, in Guelph, Ontario) is a Canadian professional poker player who won the World Poker Tour's Season IV Mirage Poker Showdown Championship event and the WPT Season IV Player of the Year award in 2005, then at the 2010 World Series of Poker he won the $2,500 Mixed Hold'em event along with his first bracelet.

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George Danzer

George Danzer (born 17 July 1983 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a German professional poker player, based in Salzburg, Austria who is a four-time World Series of Poker bracelets winner, winning the inaugural $10,000 Seven Card Razz Championship and then the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud High-Low Championship at the 2014 World Series of Poker.

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Gus Hansen

Gustav "Gus" Hansen (born Gustav Jacobsen on 13 February 1974 outside Copenhagen, Denmark) is a professional Danish poker player who lives in Monaco.

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Gutshot Poker Club

The Gutshot Poker Club (also known as The Gutshot Poker Collective or simply The Gutshot) was a poker club, bar, restaurant and internet cafe located on Clerkenwell Road, London, England.

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Hand-for-hand

Hand-for-hand situations in the card game of poker arise exclusively during tournaments at times in which multiple tables are in play and the tournament is nearing an increase in the prize payouts, and/or there must be a definitive player ranking.

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Hans Lund

Hans J. "Tuna" Lund (September 23, 1950 – November 6, 2009) was an American professional poker player, based in Sparks, Nevada, who won two World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, and was the runner-up at the 1990 WSOP Main Event.

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Harry Demetriou

Charidimos (Harry) Demetriou (born 20 August 1958 in London) is a Greek Cypriot-British poker player.

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Hevad Khan

Hevad Khan (born January 25, 1985) is an American professional poker player, best known for making the final table at the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event, where he finished in sixth place.

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Hilbert Shirey

Hilbert Shirey is an American professional poker player.

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HORSE

H.O.R.S.E. is a multi-game form of poker commonly played at the high-stakes tables of casinos and in tournaments.

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Howard David

Howard David is an American sportscaster.

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Hoyt Corkins

Hoyt Bricken Corkins (born in Glenwood, Alabama) is an American professional poker player.

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Humberto Brenes

Humberto Brenes (born May 8, 1951) is a Costa Rican professional poker player.

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Ian Johns

Ian Johns is an American professional poker player born in Seattle, Washington and now living in Newcastle, Washington.

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J. C. Tran

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J. J. Liu

Joanne Jishung Liu (born April 10, 1965 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a professional poker player from Palo Alto, California.

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James Richburg

James Richburg is an American poker player from Long Beach, California.

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Jamie Gold

Jamie M. Gold (born August 25, 1969) is an American television producer, a talent agent, and poker player, based in Malibu, California.

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Jason Lester

Jason Lester (born in Montreal, Quebec) is a professional poker player who has also lived in New York City and Los Angeles.

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Jeff Lisandro

Jeffrey Lisandro (born in Perth) is an Italo-Australian professional poker player, now residing in Salerno, Italy.

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Jeff Madsen

Jeff Madsen (born June 7, 1985 in Santa Monica, California) is the third-youngest winner of a World Series of Poker event and the 2006 World Series of Poker Player of the Year.

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Jeffrey Pollack

Jeffrey Pollack (born circa 1965) is a sports business consultant and former Commissioner of the World Series of Poker.

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Jennifer Harman

Jennifer C. Harman (born November 29, 1964, in Reno, Nevada) is an American professional poker player.

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Jim Bechtel

James Gary Bechtel (born 1952) is an American cotton farmer and poker player, now based in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Joe Awada

Joe Awada (born Yehia Awada on March 12, 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a professional poker player, based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Joe Hachem

Joseph Hachem (جوزف هاشم;; born 11 March 1966) is a Lebanese Australian professional poker player known for winning the Main Event of the 2005 World Series of Poker.

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John Cernuto

John Anthony Cernuto (born January 10, 1944 in Jersey City, New Jersey) also known as Miami, is an American professional poker player based in Las Vegas, Nevada, specialising in Omaha hi-lo events.

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John Gale (poker player)

John Gale (born December 13, 1953 in London) is an English professional poker player based in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

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John Hennigan (poker player)

John Hennigan (born August 10, 1970) is an American professional poker player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who, in his career, has won five World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour (WPT) title.

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John Phan

Bon "John" Phan (born October 10, 1974 in Da Nang, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player based in Stockton, California who is a two time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and is a winner and four time final tablist of World Poker Tour Championships.

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Jon Friedberg

Jon Friedberg is an American professional poker player and business owner.

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Kenna James

Kenna James (born December 18, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional poker player, television commentator, consultant and actor who currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Kristy Gazes

Kristy Gazes (born October 28, 1967) is a professional poker player originally from California.

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Lee Watkinson

Lee Watkinson (born October 18, 1966) is an American professional poker player, originally from Longbranch, Washington.

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Lennox Lewis

Lennox Claudius Lewis,, (born 2 September 1965) is a former professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 2003.

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List of World Series of Poker ladies champions

The World Series of Poker (WSOP), held annually in Las Vegas, is "the oldest, largest, most prestigious, and most media-hyped gaming competition in the world".

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List of World Series of Poker Main Event champions

The following is the list of World Series of Poker Main Event champions.

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Louie Anderson

Louis Perry "Louie" Anderson (born March 24, 1953) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host.

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Luca Pagano

Luca Pagano (born July 28, 1978 in Treviso) is an Italian-born poker player who finished third place in the Barcelona Open, a European Poker Tour (EPT) event, in 2004.

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Mark Vos

Mark Vos (born 20 October 1983), also known as 'pokerbok', is a professional poker player from Australia.

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Martin de Knijff

Martin de Knijff (born 2 October 1972) is a professional sports bettor and high-stakes poker player from Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Mary Jones Meyer

Mary Jones Meyer was a World Series of Poker champion in the 2006 $1,000 Ladies - No-Limit Hold'em event.

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Maureen Feduniak

Maureen Feduniak is an American poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Max Pescatori

Massimiliano Pescatori (born 22 January 1971 in Milan) is an Italian professional poker player.

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Mel Judah

Mel Judah (born 8 October 1947 in Kolkata, India) is an Australian professional poker player, also known as "The Silver Fox" (a nickname he shares with fellow poker player Peter Costa).

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Melissa Hayden (poker player)

Melissa Hayden is a professional poker player.

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Men Nguyen

Men "The Master" Nguyen (Nguyễn Văn Mến; born 1954 in Phan Thiet, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player.

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Michael Binger

Michael W. Binger (born December 20, 1976 in Delray Beach, Florida) is a part-time professional poker player, based in Atherton, California.

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Michael Martin (poker player)

Michael Martin (born in Merrick, New York) is an American professional poker player from Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania who was the winner at the European Poker Tour (EPT) £5,200 EPT London Main Event earning £1,000,000.

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Mickey Appleman

Mark "Mickey" Appleman (born July 15, 1945) is an American professional poker player, sports bettor, and sports handicapper now living in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

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Mike Caro

Mike A. Caro (born May 16, 1944 in Joplin, Missouri) is a professional poker player, pioneer poker theorist, author of poker books, and casino executive.

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Mike Sexton

Michael Richard "Mike" Sexton (born September 22, 1947) is an American professional poker player and commentator.

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Mitch Schock

Mitch Schock is an American professional poker player.

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Nam Le (poker player)

Nam Thien Le (born September 10, 1980 in Irvine, California) is an American professional poker player from Huntington Beach, California.

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Norman Chad

Norman A. Chad (born 1958) is an American sportswriter and syndicated columnist who is seen on the sports channel ESPN.

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Paramus High School

Paramus High School is an American four-year comprehensive public high school, located in Paramus, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Paramus Public Schools.

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Pat Poels

Patrick "Pat" Poels (born 1968) is an American professional poker player from Mesa, Arizona and a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner.

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Paul Azinger

Paul William Azinger (born January 6, 1960) is an American professional golfer and TV golf analyst.

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Paul McKinney

Paul "Cigar" McKinney (January 6, 1925 in Princeton, West Virginia – July 6, 2013) was an American poker player who won a World Series of Poker bracelet at the age of 80.

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Paul Wasicka

Paul J. Wasicka (born February 17, 1981 in Dallas, Texas) is a professional poker player, based in Denver, Colorado who was the runner-up at the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event and the winner of the 2007 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship.

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Peter Costa (poker player)

Peter Costa (born 27 January 1956, in Cyprus) to Greek Cypriot parents is a British professional poker player based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Peter Feldman

Peter Feldman is a professional poker player from Harper Woods, Michigan Feldmans's first major success in poker came in a 2006 World Series of Poker circuit event, where he won the tournament and $532,950.

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Phi Nguyen

Hung "Phi" Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player who is a two time World Series of Poker bracelet winner with multiple live tournament results adding up to over $1.8 million in career earnings.

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Phil Gordon

Philip Stewart Gordon (born July 6, 1970) is an American professional poker player, commentator and author.

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Phil Hellmuth

Phillip Jerome Hellmuth Jr. (born July 16, 1964) is an American professional poker player who has won a record fourteen World Series of Poker bracelets.

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Phil Ivey

Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. (born February 1, 1977), is an American professional poker player who has won ten World Series of Poker bracelets, one World Poker Tour title, and appeared at nine World Poker Tour final tables.

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Phil Laak

Philip "Phil" Courtney Laak is an Irish professional poker player and a poker commentator, now residing in Los Angeles, California.

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Poker Hall of Fame

The Poker Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of professional poker in the United States.

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Prahlad Friedman

Prahlad S. Friedman (born May 20, 1978) is an American professional poker player from Los Angeles, California.

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Praz Bansi

Pramesh 'Praz' Bansi is a British professional poker player from London, England, who has won two bracelets at the World Series of Poker and is part of the London-based poker group The Hitsquad.

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Rep Porter

Ralph "Rep" Porter (born 1971) is an American professional poker player who won the 2008 World Series of Poker $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Six-Handed event, the 2011 World Series of Poker $2,500 Seven Card Razz event, and the 2016 World Series of Poker $1,500 Seven Card Razz event.

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Robert Williamson III

Robert Williamson III (born November 7, 1970) is an American poker player from Dallas, Texas.

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Roberto Romanello

Roberto Romanello is a Welsh professional poker player from Swansea, Wales.

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Ron Rose

Ron Rose (born September 4, 1944 in Vancouver, Washington) is an American poker player from Dayton, Ohio, and a two time World Poker Tour (WPT) Champion with a World Series of Poker bracelet.

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Sam Farha

Ihsan "Sam" Farha (born 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a professional poker player.

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Scott Clements

Scott Clements (born July 19, 1981) is a professional poker player from Mount Vernon, Washington, United States, who has won titles in both World Poker Tour (WPT) and World Series of Poker (WSOP) events.

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Scott Fischman

Scott Fischman (born 1980 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania) is an American professional poker player based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Steve Davis

Steve Davis, (born 22 August 1957) is an English retired professional snooker player from Plumstead, London.

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Stuart Fox

Stuart Fox (born 1978 in Birmingham, England) is a professional poker player who started off playing online poker and has now become one of the United Kingdom's most recognized and successful tournament players.

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Sully Erna

Salvatore Paul "Sully" Erna Jr. (born February 7, 1968) is the American vocalist and guitarist for the American heavy metal band Godsmack.

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Ted Forrest

Ted Forrest (born September 24, 1964) is an American professional poker player, currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Fantasy Show

The Fantasy Show is a fantasy football talk and debate show on ESPN2.

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The Poker Players Championship

The Poker Players Championship is a $50,000 buy-in event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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Thor Hansen

Thor Harald Hansen (born 23 June 1947 in Oslo, Norway) is a professional poker player.

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Tiffany Michelle

Tiffany Michelle (born June 4, 1984) is an American actress, writer, television host, and poker player, named one of Maxim's Top 20 Hottest Celebrity Poker Players.

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Todd Brunson

Todd Alan Brunson (born August 7, 1969) is an American professional poker player and the son of poker player Doyle Brunson.

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Tom Franklin (poker player)

"Captain" Tom Franklin (born October 23, 1950) is an American professional poker player born in Fresno, California.

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Tom McEvoy

Thomas K. McEvoy (born November 14, 1944 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.) is a professional poker player, author and member of the Poker Hall of Fame.

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Tom Schneider

Tom Schneider (born December 24, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a professional poker player from Phoenix, Arizona.

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Tony Ma

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Tuan Lam

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Two Plus Two Publishing

Two Plus Two Publishing is a private company established and owned by statistician and poker player Mason Malmuth.

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United States v. Scheinberg

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Vanessa Rousso

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Wendeen H. Eolis

Wendeen H. Eolis (born October 13, 1944) is an American entrepreneur, the founder of EOLIS, the first search firm exclusively for attorneys, and founder of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants, noted in The American Lawyer Legal Recruiter Directory (2018) as the "inventor of the legal search industry" (digital and print edition (January 2018); she is also a government advisor and public servant currently heading Hope’s Champion Task Force, a post 9/11 crisis and disaster recovery initiative and an "internationally recognized poker player," profiled on an A&E Television Network, Biography Close Up program, among others. Eolis is the Chair of EOLIS and its operating companies; Eolis International Group, an attorney search and legal/government affairs consultancy (specializing in partnership searches, legal counsel retentions, attorney career transitions), and related legal consulting services, and Wendeen Eolis Enterprises, a legal/ business affairs and coaching consultancy, and operator of Eolis Institute for Leadership, specializing in negotiation, decision strategies, and executive coaching. Eolis is also consulted as a law firm/attorney media coach and as a special advisor to corporate boards in vetting lawyers/law firms for counsel roles and board director seats. Eolis’s public service includes assignments in New York City, New York State, federal and international venues. She currently serves as Chief Operating Officer in command of Hope’s Champion Task Force. This post 9.11 initiative advises U.S. government and overseas officials, principally, in the evaluation and retention of critical legal counsel in the aftermath of catastrophes. Eolis has previously served as a special advisor to Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and as first assistant and senior advisor to Governor George E. Pataki (NY). She was elected president of the Association of Personnel Services of New York State, and thereafter served as chairman of the board of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants. She also has been a member of the board of directors of various not for profit organizations and community projects, including WNYC, and, New Yorkers for Children. Eolis was a pioneer for women in major poker competition. In 2008, Eolis was elected Chairman of the World Poker Association, serving until midsummer, when she accepted a role as a legal consultant in the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. Eolis has served as a member of the Players Advisory Council of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) since 2006 and was the Chair of the WSOP International Players Advisory Council. She is referenced by the WSOP as the “Grand Dame of Poker.“ Additionally, Eolis is a lecturer and seminar leader and an instructor on UStream for New York's Learning Annex, where she teaches people reading principles for use in business, politics, and poker. She is also a journalist; writing for professional trade journals and poker media.

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William Thorson

William Thorson (born c. 1983) is a Swedish professional poker player from Varberg, Sweden and a three time European Poker Tour (EPT) final table participant who, in the 2006 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, finished in 13th place.

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World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2005, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010).

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World Series of Poker bracelet

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet is considered the most coveted non-monetary prize a poker player can win.

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World Series of Poker Casino Employee Championship

The Casino Employees Championship is one of only three closed tournaments awarding WSOP bracelets at the World Series of Poker gathering.

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World Series of Poker multiple bracelet winners

Below is a list of all poker players who have won multiple World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, together with the year(s) in which the bracelets were won.

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2006 World Series of Poker results

This article is a list of results of the 2006 World Series of Poker (WSOP) with statistics, final table results and payouts.

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2007 World Series of Poker

The 2007 World Series of Poker (WSOP) began on June 1, 2007.

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2008 World Series of Poker

The 2008 World Series of Poker was the 39th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2008 World Series of Poker results

The 2008 World Series of Poker was the 39th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2009 World Series of Poker

The 2009 World Series of Poker was the 40th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2010 World Series of Poker

The 2010 World Series of Poker was the 41st annual World Series of Poker (WSOP), held at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, and ran from May 28 to July 17.

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2011 World Series of Poker

The 2011 World Series of Poker was the 42nd annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2012 World Series of Poker

The 2012 World Series of Poker was the 43rd annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2013 World Series of Poker

The 2013 World Series of Poker was the 44th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2014 World Series of Poker

The 2014 World Series of Poker is the 45th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2015 World Series of Poker

The 2015 World Series of Poker is the 46th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2016 World Series of Poker

The 2016 World Series of Poker was the 47th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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2017 World Series of Poker

The 2017 World Series of Poker was the 48th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_World_Series_of_Poker

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