Famous Male Professional Poker Players

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List of famous male professional poker players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male professional poker players list contains the most prominent and top males known for being professional poker players. There are thousand of males working as professional poker players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic professional poker players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a professional poker player then the people below should give you inspiration.

A list made up of people like Paul Magriel and Russ Hamilton.

While this isn't a list of all male professional poker players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male professional poker players?" and "Who are the best male professional poker players?"
Jean-Robert Bellande is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Professional Poker Players
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Jean-Robert F. Bellande (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ʁɔbɛʁ bɛˈlɑ̃d]; born September 17, 1970 in Long Island, New York) is an American professional poker player, reality TV contestant, and a nightclub owner and promoter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

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Antonio Esfandiari is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Professional Poker Players
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Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari (Persian: امیر اسفندیاری‎; born December 8, 1978 as Amir Esfandiary), is a professional poker player and former professional magician, known for his elaborate chip tricks. Esfandiari was the face of the now-defunct poker site, Ultimate Poker.In addition to appearing on several poker television shows, he has won two World Poker Tour (WPT) championships and three World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets in his career, including the "Big One for One Drop" in 2012, a $1,000,000 buy-in tournament benefiting the One Drop Foundation. By winning the event, Esfandiari won the largest single payout in tournament poker history at $18,346,673. Esfandiari was ranked number ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Sam Farha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Professional Poker Players
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Ihsan "Sam" Farha (Arabic: إحسان فرحة‎; born 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a professional poker player. He is best known for finishing as runner up in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event in 2003. He has won three bracelets at the WSOP in his career. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

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Patri Friedman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Professional Poker Players
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Patri Friedman (born July 29, 1976) is an American libertarian, neoreactionary, and theorist of political economy. He founded the nonprofit Seasteading Institute, which explores the creation of sovereign ocean colonies. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

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