Eugene Katchalov at the PCA Super High Roller 2011
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
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|European Poker Tour|
Eugene Katchalov (born February 21, 1981 in Kiev, Ukraine) is an American professional poker player raised in Brooklyn, New York since age 10. As of 4 October 2012, he is ranked No. 13 by the Global Poker Index.
Katchalov, a graduate with a business degree from NYU, is the winner of the largest payout (up to the start of the 2010-11 season) for a non-championship event in the World Poker Tour (WPT), earning $2,482,605 with a win of the 2007 Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic.
Katchalov has been playing poker professionally since 2003 and in March 2011, he joined Team PokerStars Pro  and now plays under the screen name ‘E.Katchalov’. However, Katchalov was previously well known online under his former non-Team PokerStars Pro screen name 'MyRabbiFoo'.
In addition to his 2007 WPT win, he has had several cashes in World Series of Poker events, a European Poker Tour event in March 2005, and a win in the June 2007 Bellagio Cup III's $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em event.
At the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in 2011, Katchalov bested 37 other players in the $100,000 Super High Roller tournament, defeating Team Pokerstars Pro Daniel Negreanu heads-up, to win $1.5million. 10 days later he came 2nd place in the PCA $10,000 High Roller - 6 Max event winning $131,920 .
As of December 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed $6,900,000.
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