Layne Flack

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Layne Flack
Nickname(s) Back to Back
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada
Born (1969-05-18) May 18, 1969 (age 45)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 6
Money finish(es) 43
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
194th, 2005
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 9
Information accurate as of 12 September 2010.

Layne Flack (born May 18, 1969 in Rapid City, South Dakota) is an American professional poker player, residing in Montana and Nevada.

He met up with Johnny Chan who helped him improve his game and, following a big loss, encouraged Flack to ensure he had a lot of rest before a tournament. He has also been mentored by Huck Seed.

As of 2010, he has won over $4,300,000 in live tournament play.[1] His 43 cashes at the WSOP account for $2,740,892.00 of his live tournament winnings.[2]

World Series of Poker[edit]

Flack has won six bracelets at the WSOP. He got the nickname "Back to Back Flack" after winning two consecutive Legends of Poker events in August 1999.[3] He would accomplish the same feat three years later at the 2002 and the 2003 events.

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
1999 $3,000 Pot Limit Hold-Em $224,400
2002 $2,000 No Limit Hold-Em $303,880
2002 $1,500 No Limit Hold-Em $268,020
2003 $2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split $119,260
2003 $1,500 Limit Hold-Em Shootout $120,000
2008 $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/Rebuys $577,725

World Poker Tour[edit]

Flack has made numerous appearances on the World Poker Tour and has captured one WPT title.

  • 2002 World Poker Finals - 2nd place ($186,900)
  • WPT Invitational Tournament - Winner ($125,000)
  • 2004 UltimateBet.Com Poker Classic - 2nd place ($500,000)
  • 2008 Legends of Poker - 8th place ($105,620)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Layne Flack: Hendon Mob Poker Database
  2. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7-H4Nm1bQo&index=24&list=PL990AC521055CF1F2

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