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A Couple of of Poker’s Nice Guys

No Joke, countless of players strive to be the next "huge thing" in poker, but here is a short list of 4 of the more famous "nice pros" 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" up until they have put you out of the competition!

Daniel Negreanu

In 2004, his tournament winnings amounted to more than four and a half million dollars and he won 2 highly respected awards in the World Series of Poker Player of the Year and Cardplayer Magazine's Tourney Player of the Year. In February Two Thousand and Six he was named Card Player's Favourite Poker Player. Daniel still has the decency to speak with his fans about how they can boost their own game.

Howard Lederer

Referred to as "The Professor" and brother of fellow poker pro Annie Duke. His success has lead to him making an instructional poker video named "Secrets of No Limit Hold'em" and also hosting a tournament poker show for Fox TV. As of 2005, his total life time earnings surpass 2.7 million dollars.

Scotty Nguyen

Scott is 1 of the most active players in professional poker and from Two Thousand to Two Thousand and Four he placed in the money in excess of one hundred competitions. He's noted for saying "yeah baby" during poker matches and also coined the phrase "that's poker baby" when alluding to a especially bad loss. As of 2006, his career winnings are just about 6 million dollars.

Chris Ferguson

Chris has earned 5 WSOP titles with two of his wins happening in 2003. Chris has the alias "Jesus" due to his characteristic long hair and beard, along with his ability to toss playing cards quick enough to slice through pickles and bananas. As of 2005 his total live poker tournament earnings exceeded five million dollars.

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