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Four of Poker’s Nice Pros

Literally countless of players are trying to be the next "big-time thing" in poker, but here is a short list of four of the more noteworthy "great players" of poker. Despite the fact that "nice" is associated with their names when you are facing them it’s "no more Mr. Nice guy" until they have put you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his competition payouts added up to more than 4.4 million dollars and he attained 2 highly respected awards in the WSOP Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine’s Tournament Player of the Year. In Feb 2006 he was chosen Card Player’s Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the humility to talk to his fans about how they can boost their own game.

Howard Lederer

Known as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker professional Annie Duke. His achievements have lead to him making an educational poker video called "Secrets of No Limit Hold’em" and co holding a tournament poker show for Fox. As of 2005, his complete life earnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is 1 of the busiest players in poker and from 2000 to 2004 he ranked in the money in well over 100 competitions. He’s notorious for saying "yeah baby" throughout poker games and also credited with the phrase "that’s poker baby" when referring to a especially bad loss. As of Two Thousand and Six, his career winnings are almost six million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has captured five WSOP titles with two of his wins happening in Two Thousand and Three. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his characteristic long hair and beard, that, and along with his ability to toss cards quick enough to slice through bananas and pickles. As of Two Thousand and Five his total poker tournament winnings exceeded 5 million dollars.

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