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Erik Seidel

is a distinguished poker jedi and expert contributor

Poker Score: 774,736

Popularity: 427,796

Contribution: 370,256

1,572,788
Distinctions
6
Poker Face
6
Mixed game specialist
5
Short Stack Ninja
5
Captain Serious
5
Luckbox
About Erik Seidel

Biography

Erik Seidel is a professional poker player who has won a World Poker Tour title and eight WSOP bracelets. One of his final hands - the one where he ended up runner-up against Johnny Chan in 1988, was featured in the famous poker movie Rounders. To date, he has amassed nearly 23,000,000 dollars in live tournament winnings. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2010.

 

Seidel has a total of 81 WSOP cashes, which ranks him second all-time. Before taking up poker professionally, he used to be a backgammon player and a stock market trader.

Written by Annie RKH
Last update: 20/03/2015

Jobs & Achievements

Votes

Poker Hall Of Fame,
in Nov 2010
28
Poker After Dark,
Jan 2007 to Sep 2007
19
1992, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007,
since Jan 1992
11
Backgamon,
Nov 1971 to Nov 1979
21

Latest performances



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The biggest cashes of Erik Seidel

$2,400,000

Rank: 3
$300000 NLHE Seven Max
May 29, 2016
Tournament Results
250000AUD NLHE Super High Roller
2011 Aussie Millions
Crown Casino
Jan 26, 2011

$2,359,805

2,500,000AUD

1 / 20

€ 98,000 + 2000 NLHE Super High Roller
2015 EPT XI - Grand Final
Monte-Carlo Casino
Apr 30, 2015

$2,172,029

2,015,000€

1

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