Which professional poker player do you like the most?

  • Poll
    • Which professional poker player do you like the most?

      • 47
        Daniel Negreanu
        27%
      • 19
        Patrick Antonius
        11%
      • 18
        Gus Hansen
        10%
      • 17
        Phil Ivey
        10%
      • 14
        Sam Farha
        8%
      • 12
        Phil Hellmuth
        7%
      • 8
        Antonio Esfandiari
        5%
      • 8
        Doyle Brunson
        5%
      • 7
        tuff_fish
        4%
      • 6
        others
        3%
      • 4
        Mike Matusow
        2%
      • 4
        David Benyamine
        2%
      • 2
        Jamie Gold
        1%
      • 2
        Howard Lederer
        1%
      • 1
        Jennifer Harman
        1%
      • 1
        Dan Harrington
        1%
      • 1
        Joe Hachem
        1%
      • 1
        Annie Duke
        1%
      • 0
        Chris Moneymaker
        0%
      Total: 172 Votes
    • Puschkin81
      Puschkin81
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      Professional poker players like Daniel Negreanu, Gus Hansen and Phil Ivey are well known all over the world. Some are famous because they won a WSOP bracelet, a big tournament or finished "in the money" several times. Others are popular because they have a special style to tilt or are often on TV.

      This week we would like to know: Which professional poker player do you like the most and why?

      Good luck at the tables!
      Puschkin81
  • 41 replies
    • ramunaz
      ramunaz
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      Tony G because of funny rants, Farha because of outlook, lady players because of breasts, Hellmuth because of a big whinning 100 kg weighing child in ice-hokey player's outfit.
      Oh I forgot this guy posting his "twilight" and "mirror" strategy videos on yourtube.com I almost died form laugh.
    • nttflox
      nttflox
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      I symphatized with Daniel Negreanu from the first time I saw him on TV because of his origins, his parents were born in my country. I also really like his style of playing poker, he's friendly and funny. But what impressed me the most was an awesome documentary about him on our national television. It really left me speechless.
    • Zheelvern
      Zheelvern
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      Doyle Brunson is my fav. :)
    • CoreySteel
      CoreySteel
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      btw.. Jamie Gold is running twice ;)
    • undercover82
      undercover82
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      Why is there no tuff_fish on the poll ?
    • Puschkin81
      Puschkin81
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      Added.....just for you :D
    • mikeymoo
      mikeymoo
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      Patrik Antonius by far... he's a beast at the $200/$400 HU on FTP.

      For entertainment sake, maybe Sam Farha or Hellmuth.
    • ciRith
      ciRith
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      Schnibl0r? :/

      Voted for Hellmuth. :)
    • logitechzen
      logitechzen
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      Voted for Antonius, Negreanu is a very close second.
    • gustamaneh
      gustamaneh
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      voted for gus hansen
      the guy is a rock plays very agressively and no matter what his cards are, he doesnt change even a little bit, looks like a rock, doenst breath!
    • sw0ldo
      sw0ldo
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      hachem, farha and negraneu
    • SonicXT
      SonicXT
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      1) Farha : His loose-agressive style is fun to watch and his table image and appearance as a whole just make great TV. On top of that, there are a lot of Farha wannabees online... true fish.

      2) Negreanu : Just a great player, very talkative and a good reader. Sometimes, it's just fun because it's so amazing.

      3) Marcel Luske : Legendary because of his "you have kingsh ?" and "give a little biiiit, give a little bit of your chips to meee"

      Others to enjoy : The Hellmuth rant, the Matusow blowup, the "I look like I'm on too much XTC" Ivey look, the "oh my good, they killed Laak, you bastards !" look ...
      Don't mention Tony G though.
    • Bizaxta
      Bizaxta
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      Ivey. He's just such a solid all-around player. He can dominate against any style and has proven that he can win on the big stage, even if it's back to back. Other than him I like Negreanu because of his reading ability, Laak because he's insane, and Matusow because he's hilarious and I just want him to win something.
    • helemaalnicks
      helemaalnicks
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      has to be negreanu for me, just because of his reads.
    • chenny8888
      chenny8888
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      Negreanu with Ivey as a close second for me.

      Negreanu because I love smallball strategy and his insane reads, Ivey because he's probably the best player alive at the moment.
    • CoreySteel
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      Negreanu, Esfandiari, Mattusow, Hellmuth, Farha, Harman, Luske, maybe even Gold and Elezra... Do you imagine this table? Fun, fun, fun :)
    • chenny8888
      chenny8888
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      Originally posted by CoreySteel
      Negreanu, Esfandiari, Mattusow, Hellmuth, Farha, Harman, Luske, maybe even Gold and Elezra... Do you imagine this table? Fun, fun, fun :)
      sounds like the table on high stakes season 2? i think...

      no luske though
    • SneakyhanD
      SneakyhanD
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      Why you forgot Laak ? Phil Laak ( Phil is his first name right hhh )

      I chosed Daniel but anyway, Laak makes the poker on TV funny and enjoyable.
      The way he acts when he goes all in especially at headsup, he's beggin the dealer to pull out the winning card for him .. he's all jumping and stuff . that's funny . .

      I also like Gus Hansen, The way he looks on the flop when he raises or somethin' . . The look of " I'll get you even if you call, but anyway, PLEASE FOLD" hhhhh

      While watchin' high stakes poker episodes, I like the most the 'scenes' when Mikey Matusow starts to talk bullsh*t and ingretiate to Daniel, and Daniel always throws some kind of punch line making all Table go ROFL :) )
    • vladnz
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      Tuff_Fish