The Chinese are ubiquitously known for their ingenuity in innovations and inventions, but the country has spawned poker professionals with an international disposition. Poring over the list of the well-known poker players from China, one cannot omit Raymond Wu Shao Kang, he is Chinese but currently domiciled in Taiwan.
He made a paramount contribution to the fledgling poker industry in Asia and has wrung out substantial earnings. Though the casinos are ultra-lucrative, it behooves one to adopt a prudent approach that does not lead to the depletion of their financial base. With his painstaking play, Raymond has demonstrated players can survive in poker by optimizing the financial base.
In 2009, he played at the HK$50,000 NLHE Main Event, Macau Poker Cup that earned him a whopping $11,613 while placing 3rd. On the same year, he made a breakthrough accomplishment in the EPT that saw him emerge 7th where he navigated a tumultuous final table to take home $139,712. In the 2010 Macau Poker Cup he triumphed to win a main event where he cashed for $85,520. He has also played online poker with significant accomplishments that have catapulted him to the global pedestal of pros. He also plays with a team that consists of various Chinese players who have made tremendous progress in the poker industry. However, currently his poker games are normally online where he has earned substantial sums that place him among the top-notch internet based poker players.
As of 2013, his total live tournaments winnings had earned Raymond a stupendous $1,890,000. Viewed through a pecuniary prism, one cannot doubt he is in the game to squeeze out as much as he can. His accomplishments intimate an imperative lesson that should be imbibed in Chinese players who are promoting a fast-growing but nascent poker industry in Asia.
Daniel Negreanu was born on 26 July 1974. Daniel Negreanu is a professional player of poker. He won total 6 bracelets in the World Series of poker events. He finished at the final table of WSOP 31 times. He cashed total 78 times in WSOP main event. He is one of successful and popular player of poker. He won 2 titles in World poker tour events and he finished at the final table of WPT 7 times. Daniel Negreanu cashed total 19 times in World poker tour tournaments. He finished at the final table of EPT 5 times and he cashed total 4 times in European poker tour tournaments. His total of winning a cash prizes is more than $29,750,000 which is a higher total than any other poker in the world.
He is awarded as player of the year in 2003 and 2013. Daniel Negreanu started playing poker in 1997 and in this year he won 3 live poker tournaments. He won his first bracelet in 1998 and earned a cash prize of $169,460 in that event. He won his first bracelet very early in poker career. He won his 2nd bracelet in 2003 and earned a cash prize of $100,440 in that event. Daniel Negreanu won his 3rd bracelet in 2004 and won a cash prize of $169,100. He won his 4th bracelet in 2008 as well as he won a cash prize of $204,874 in that event.
Daniel Negreanu won his 5th bracelet in 2013 and he earned a cash prize of $1,038,825 in that event. He won his 6th bracelet in 2013 and won a cash prize of $725,000 in that event. Daniel Negreanu won first title in 2004 and won a cash prize of $1,117,400 in that event. He won his second title in 2004 and won a cash prize of $1,795,218 in that event. He won the spring championship in 2013 which is an online poker tournament and he earned a cash prize of $216,000 in that event.
Isaac Haxton was born in America. He is a professional player of poker. He is a very intelligent poker player as he had played many chess tournaments in his early days, and he uses chess theory while playing the game. He started playing poker in 2006 when he was studying in college. He read books on poker and then became a regular player of poker. He won a cash prize of $681,789 in online poker tournament of 2007. He finished in the final table of WSOP main event in 2007 and 2008.
He finished in 2nd place of ‘WSOP main event’ in 2009 as well as won cash prize of $1.1 million. He won the ‘Venetian Deep Stack’ event in 2010. He cashed 43 times in World Series of poker events. In 2014, his total of winning cash prizes became more than $9,565,587. He finished in 2nd place of ‘Aria Super High Roller Tournament’ as well as won a cash prize of $813,394. He finished in 455th place of WSOP Main event in 2013 and won a cash prize of $24,480. He finished in 2nd place of Asia pacific poker tour event, and he won cash prize of $2,965,612. He finished in 5th place of online poker tournament on poker star, and he won cash prize of $1,316,129. He is successful but not so much famous American poker player.
He finished in 39th place of Hold’Em event in 2012 and won a cash prize of $11,563. He finished in 3rd place of ‘High Roller Event’ on poker star, and he won cash prize of $380,730 in this event. He played many online poker tournaments as he is one of the members of ‘Poker Star Team’. He does not have any record ‘European Poker Tour.’ He played only few live poker tournaments. He is not so much successful in WSOP, but he earned many cash prizes in ‘World Series of Poker event’. He played only few ‘World Poker Tournaments’ and he does not have any record in these tournaments.