John Esposito (poker player)
John Esposito in World Poker Tour / PPT / Mirage Poker Showdown 2005
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Esposito a veteran professional poker player who has 25 money finishes at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) including five final tables and six cashes in the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event.
Esposito has been a regular on the poker tournament circuit since 1985 and has won numerous titles in different poker variants. He first cashed in the World Series of Poker in 1987 in the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event and first cashed in the Main Event in 1989, just missing the final table with and 11th place finish.
He won his bracelet with a first place finish in the $2,500 Limit Hold'em at the 1999 WSOP beating out fellow professional Mimi Tran heads-up, earning a cash prize of $219,225. That final table also included top tournament players T.J. Cloutier and David Chiu.
He has also participated on the World Poker Tour and has cashed in four WPT tournaments. His highest finish on the WPT so far is an 11th place in the 2004 Poker Million Cruise event.
World Series of Poker Bracelet
|1999||$2,500 Limit Hold'em||$219,225|
Outside of Poker
Before becoming a professional poker player, Esposito was previously a businessman and was a night club owner.
He is also a good golfer, playing with a 4 handicap.
He has 3 children.