Tag: hall of fame

Jul 25 2022

Layne Flack Becomes 61ST Member of the 2022 Poker Hall of Fame

Layne Flack, who breathed his last at age 52 in July 2021, was nominated as the 2022 Poker Hall of Fame member in a World Series of Poker Hall of Fame Bounty event last week. Flackā€™s name dominated the nine other nominees, all of whom are well-known and respected figures in the Poker world. The list includes WPT director Matt Savage, PokerStars founder...

Dec 23 2021

Justin Bonomo Tops All-Time Money List with $100K High Roller Win

A professional American high-stakes poker player and the winner of several events such as PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and Super High Roller Bowls has taken the poker world by surprise by making the headlines once again. This is none other than Justin Bonomo who participated in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Five Diamond Poker Classic among 18 competitors and played the $100,000 High Roller...

Dec 18 2021

Henry Orenstein, a poker hall of famer, passes away at 98

It is a bad day for the poker community. Henry Orenstein, an inventor and poker hall of famer, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 98. Apart from being an ardent inventor, Henry Orenstein's contribution to poker cannot be understated. Way before the poker boom, Orenstein invented the Hole card cam which is an integral component of modern-day poker television. Orenstein was...

Nov 03 2021

WSOP Announces 2021 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame nominees Customary, the main event conclusion is celebrated by inducting new member/s to the poker hall of fame. However, prior to the announcement, qualified players or poker personalities are first shortlisted. Then the nominees are considered by 32 living poker hall of famers to determine the most eligible Hall-of-Famer. However, the 32-member panel is not...

Jan 18 2021

Huck Seed: Newest Poker Hall of Famer

Huck Seed is a reputable American professional poker player born on Jan 15, 1969. Seed spent most of his formative years in Corvallis, Montana. At a young age, his heart laid elsewhere, basketball. Thanks to his height and enviable basketball skills, he excelled on the court and managed to form Montana All- state and Caltech basketball teams. However, he took a hiatus from college...

Huck Seed: Newest Poker Hall of Famer

Huck Seed is a reputable American professional poker player born on Jan 15, 1969. Seed spent most of his formative years in Corvallis, Montana. At a young age, his heart laid elsewhere, basketball. Thanks to his height and enviable basketball skills, he excelled on the court and managed to form Montana All- state and Caltech basketball teams. However, he took a hiatus from college...

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