Phi Nguyen

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Phi Nguyen
Residence Hawaiian Gardens, California
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 15
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
26th, 2008
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 5
Information accurate as of 30 January 2010.

Hung "Phi" Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American professional poker player who is a two time World Series of Poker bracelet winner with multiple live tournament results adding up to over $1.5 million in career earnings.

World Series of Poker[edit]

Nguyen has multiple cashes at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) including two bracelets, his first was in the 2003 WSOP $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em event, earning $222,800, with a final table made up of fellow professional poker players T.J. Cloutier (9th), David Singer (7th), Steve Zolotow (6th), Tom Jacobs (5th), Kenna James (4th), Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow (3rd) and Jim Miller who Nguyen beat during heads-up play.[1]

Nguyen then earned $180,000 and his second WSOP bracelet at the 2004 WSOP $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout event with a final table made up of poker players including Daniel Negreanu (9th), J. C. Tran (7th), John Juanda (5th) and Kirill Gerasimov whom he beat during heads-up play.[2]

Nguyen has also finished in the money twice at the WSOP Main Event championship; at the 2006 WSOP he finished in 164th place out of 8773 entries, earning $47,006 and then two years later at the 2008 WSOP he finished in 26th place out of 6844 entries, earning $257,334.

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Event Prize Money
2003 $2,500 No Limit Hold'em $222,800
2004 $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout $180,000

World Poker Tour[edit]

Nguyen has cashed five times at the World Poker Tour (WPT) with over $105,000 in earnings; his highest placement was in the 2003 Legends of Poker in Los Angeles, earning $30,900.[3]

As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,800,000.[4] His 15 cashes at the WSOP account for $802,028 of those winnings.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, Robert. "$ 2,500 No Limit Hold'em - 34th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2003". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  2. ^ Butt, Robert. "$ 1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout - 35th World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2004". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  3. ^ "WPT profile". worldpokertour.com. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  4. ^ Butt, Robert. "Phi Nguyen - Stats". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  5. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings, worldseriesofpoker.com

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