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Top Three Full Tilt Poker Professionals

Mar 1, 2008
There are pros and there are Pros. Prior to this time, Ultimate Bet was the leading poker room online and could boast of a tight teak o poker professionals. But ever since Full Tilt came online, it has gone ahead to gather the best. Full Tilt poker professionals are truly in a class of their own. There are about eleven of them. Comprising Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, John Juanda, Jennifer Harman, Phil Gordon, Eric Lindgren, Eric Seidel, Clonie Gowen. Let's take a quick look at profiles of the first three. Shall we?

1. Phil Ivey. He is currently referred to as the one of the best poker players if not the very best. Born in 1976, and taught by his grandfather, he started playing poker when he was very young. He's reputed to have an aggressive style, never complaining or grumbling at the tables. He started playing pro poker when he was 18 going by the fake name "No Home Jerome". His first big break came in the year 2000 when he became a player in World Series of Poker held in Las Vegas. Since then, there has been no looking back for this Full Tilt Poker professional. He's won 5 WSOP bracelets the last being in year 2005. Besides the nickname "No Home Jerome", he also goes by different monnikers like "The Phenom" and "The Tiger Woods of Poker". He is married to his High School Sweetheart. He has won almost $8million in total.

2. Howard Lederer. Popularly referred to as the Professor is one of he very best minds you can find in the game of poker. He's called he professor because of his professorial look - Piercing gaze and highly analytical at the tables. Before he became a pro or ever dabbled into poker, he used to be a professor of linguistics, an excellent chess and backgammon player. By 1990, this Full Tilt Poker Professional became one of the most fearsome poker players in the whole world. However, between 1994 and 2002, he seemed to focus more on cash winnings than the tournaments. Even then, he still won two World Series of Poker events. Thankfully, he became focused on tournaments in 2002, and since hen, there has been no looking back for him.

3. Chris "Jesus" Ferguson. He has a signature: black clothes, cowboy hats and has got brown hair and beards clinching him the nickname Jesus because of the looks. He is reputed to be the most calculating and analytical player in the game of high stakes poker. With a PhD in Computer Science, it is not surprising that he would be endowed with those two streaks. By the time he was 10, Chris has already started playing poker with his father. By 1994, this respected Full Tilt Poker professional was already winning poker games and events at local money tournaments. He never really played tournaments except just playing online until the year 2000 when he applied his poker theories winning; by T.J. Cloutier at the final table of the WSOP main event. He has won almost $5million in cash in poker.
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