Dan Schreiber

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This article is about the poker player. For the radio producer, see Dan Schreiber (producer).
Dan Schreiber
Dan Schreiber.jpg
Schreiber after winning the $5000 Heads-Up championship at the 2007 World Series of Poker
Nickname(s) Rekrul
Residence San Diego, California, U.S.
Born June 30, 1985 (1985-06-30) (age 29)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finish(es) 1
Highest ITM
Main Event finish

Dan Schreiber (born June 30, 1985) is an American pro gamer and poker player from Troy, Ohio.[citation needed] He currently resides in San Diego, California.

In the 2007 WSOP Heads-Up Event, Schreiber swept Las Vegas poker pro Mark Muchnik in the best two out of three matches at the final table. The first match lasted 79 hands while the second lasted only 11 hands. At the time Schreiber was the fifth youngest player ever to win a World Series of Poker bracelet having done so 8 days prior to his 22nd birthday.

Schreiber is a long-time professional StarCraft gamer. Before playing poker full-time, he played StarCraft in South Korea on Team Hexatron as a professional gamer. His nickname Rekrul is well-known amongst StarCraft enthusiasts.[1]

Two months after his WSOP win, he finished 8th at the Asia Pacific Poker Tour Seoul event.

As of 2008, his live tournament winnings exceed $440,000.

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2007 $5,000 Heads-Up NLHE $425,594

In 2003 Rekrul (Lurker backwards, a popular unit from Starcraft) won 1st place at the WCG USA Starcraft tournament. He was an engineering student at the University of Cincinnati in 2003–2004 but stayed there for only one year (freshmen year). During that year, he played online poker.


  1. ^ Cunningham, Craig. Dan Schreiber Rules the $5k NLH Heads-Up Championship. Pokerworks. June 22, 2007. Accessed October 5, 2007.

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