Can Kim Hua

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Can Kim Hua
Nickname(s) CK
Residence Rosemead, California
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 15
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
393rd, 2009
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 9
Information accurate as of 26 July 2010.

Can Kim Hua is a Vietnamese American professional poker player who is a three-time final tablest at both the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and on the World Poker Tour (WPT) with over $2.7 million in earnings.

Career[edit]

Can Kim Hua is one of the most active players in professional poker today, and in the last six years he has finished "in the money" in more than 100 events.[citation needed]

In August 2002 he finished fifth at the World Poker Tour (WPT) first season Legends of Poker.[1]

In January 2004, he finished fifth at the WPT second season World Poker Open.[1]

In June 2004, he made a five-way deal to split the money and play for the trophy in a preliminary event at the California State Poker Championship. However, when he saw the trophy, Can Kim liked it so much that he changed his mind. He refused to accept the deal until the other four players agreed to declare him the winner and let him keep the trophy.[2]

In October 2006, he finished sixth at the WPT fifth season Festa Al Lago tournament.[1]

At the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, Hua finish in 393rd place for $27,469, then the next year at the 2009 WSOP Main Event, he finished in 531st place for $27,519.[1]

As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,700,000.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Hendon Mob tournament results
  2. ^ http://www.pokerpages.com/tournament/result9578.htm