Bob Bright Bob Bright earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and then spent several years as an executive for Johns-Manville Corporation. In 1974 he quit his job, packed up family, and moved to Las Vegas. His dream was to become a Professional Blackjack Card Counter. In the next 3-4 years he earned significant amounts from the casinos which resulted in him being “barred” from many venues. He then joined the Pacific Stock Exchange and began trading computer modeled option strategies (many of which he designed himself from his blackjack math models).
Today, Bob is a well respected man of the finance world. He owns a very profitable trading company and employs several well known poker pros. He considers himself a student of the game of poker and loves to play against the best players in the world.
Chad Brown Chad Brown began his poker career at the age of 15, playing in Italian cafes in the Bronx, New York. In 1990, he moved to L.A. with dreams of becoming an actor. Fully prepared to find employment as a bartender or waiter, Chad was pleased to discover the various legal poker rooms in southern California. He was quickly making a very comfortable living playing cash games and discovering a knack for tournaments. His various poker successes to lead him down an unexpected path to fame and fortune.
Chad has proven himself a top player among poker professionals. His cashes in tournaments alone exceed $1.6 million. In 2002 he won the Bellagio Five-Diamond World Poker Classic stud eight-or-better event. In 2004 he won the L.A. Poker Classic stud tournament, and later that year placed second in the World Series of Poker seven-card stud event.
Doyle Brunson Doyle Brunson is quite possily the greatest poker player in the world. His books "Super System," and “Super Systems II” are cited as the poker 101 handbook. Doyle was born in Longworth, Texas. He played basketball, baseball, and ran track in high school. The NBA’s (then Minneapolis) Lakers showed great interest in Doyle until he snapped his knee in two places.
In order to keep his competitive nature satisfied, Doyle began to play poker. His contributions in the poker community are staggering and some claim that if it wasn’t for his dedication, the WSOP would not have made it through its early days. Check out his website at www.Doylesroom.net
Barry Greenstein Barry Greenstein Bio: Barry Greenstein is one of the best professional poker players in the world. He learned to play at home from his father and has been a student of the game for most of his life. Barry exhibits a quiet, unassuming persona and playes a very methodical game. He is among the most respected players in professional circles.
Barry has won two $1 million plus tournaments in less than a year, and donates every penny of his tournament winnings to various children’s charities. Barry also contributed to Doyle Brunson's book "Super System 2"
Stuart Hosen Stuart won his entry from www.doylesroom.com
Terry Myers No Bio Information Available
Bruce Parker Bruce Parker – professional golf salesman turn and high stakes poker player. Bruce loves to battle against the big poker professionals and take their money.
Gabriel Thaler Gabriel Thaler is a professional poker player. Originally from California’s beautiful coastal city of Carmel, Gabriel now lives in Las Vegas. He has made one final table at the WSOP and has finished in the money at the WSOP six times.
Robert Williamson III Robert Williamson III is known on the tournament circuit as "Mr. Omaha". The Texas-born player learned how to play poker at a young age watching his father's home games. He got a B.B.A. degree in finance from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, and a B.B.A. in real estate. He has made a living as a restaurant owner, real estate developer, and a consultant.
Robert won one World Series of Poker bracelet in Pot-Limit Omaha and finished 7th in the Texas Hold’em WSOP event in San Diego.