Eugene Katchalov at the PCA Super High Roller 2011
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
Eugene Katchalov (born February 21, 1981 in Kiev, Ukraine) is a American professional poker player raised in Brooklyn, New York since age 10. He currently ranks #63 on the Global poker index, and has been ranked as high as number two. He is also #1 on the all-time money list in Ukraine.
Katchalov, a graduate with a business degree from NYU, is the winner of the largest payout for a non-championship event in the World Poker Tour (WPT), earning $2,482,605 with a win at 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, Katchalov finished 9th in the 2009 WPT Championship event. He has cashed nine times on the WPT tour for a total of $2,759,761.
Katchalov has also succeeded on the European Poker Tour. He has cashed nine times in Main Events including third place finishes in London, 2009, and Barcelona, 2011 and a second place finish in Deauville, 2014. 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 in 2nd place in the PCA $10,000 High Roller - 6 Max event winning $131,920 .
In June 2007, Katchalov won the Bellagio Cup III's $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em event.
As of December 2014, his total live tournament winnings exceed $8,400,000.
World Series of Poker bracelets
|2011||$1,500 Seven-Card Stud||$122,909|
- Ukraine All Time Money List
- Butt, Robert. "Eugene Katchalov - Results". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2010-06-17.
- "Live Update Log - Player Bio: Eugene Katchalov". CardPlayer.com. 2007-12-18. Retrieved 2008-05-23.
- WPT Statistics
- WSOP Statistics
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