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List of famous professional poker players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top professional poker players in the world? This includes the most prominent professional poker players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable professional poker players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic professional poker players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned professional poker players.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known professional poker players to the lesser known professional poker players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the professional poker player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous professional poker players ever?" and "What are the names of famous professional poker players?" then you're in the right place. (74 items)
Shannon Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
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Shannon Elizabeth Fadal, known professionally as Shannon Elizabeth, is an American actress and former fashion model. Elizabeth is well known for her roles in comedy films such as American Pie, Scary Movie and Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back. She is also known for her work in horror films such as Thirteen Ghosts, Cursed, and Night of the Demons. She became widely known as a sex symbol for her role in the 1999 comedy film American Pie. ...more

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Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
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Benjamin G├ęza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck began his career as a child actor, starring in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi. He later appeared in Dazed and Confused and various Kevin Smith films including Chasing Amy and Dogma. Affleck gained fame when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting. He then starred in high-profile films including Armageddon, Shakespeare in Love, Pearl Harbor, Changing Lanes and The Sum of All Fears. After a career ...more

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Kelly Hu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
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Kelly Ann Hu is an American actress, voice artist and former fashion model. She was Miss Teen USA 1985 and Miss Hawaii USA 1993. Hu starred as Dr. Rae Chang on the American television soap opera Sunset Beach and as Michelle Chan on the American television police drama series Nash Bridges. She has also starred in numerous films including The Scorpion King, Cradle 2 the Grave, X2 as Yuriko Oyama/Lady Deathstrike, The Tournament, and White Frog. Hu has had recurring roles as Pearl on the CW series The Vampire Diaries, as China White on the CW series Arrow, as Abigail Cho on the Syfy series Warehouse 13 and as Stacy Hirano in the animated series Phineas and Ferb. ...more

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Jennifer Tilly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
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Jennifer Tilly is an American actress and poker player. She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She has a brother Steve and two sisters, Meg Tilly and Rebecca. She also has two half brothers, Aaron and Ben. She is best known for playing Olive in Bullets Over Broadway, Celia in Monsters, Inc. and Bonnie Swanson in Family Guy. ...more

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