Bill Edler

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Bill Edler
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Nickname(s) The Stunning One
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Born February 11, 1964 (1964-02-11) (age 53)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finish(es) 7
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
23rd, 2007
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 2
Money finish(es) 8

William "Bill" Edler (born February 11, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois) is an American professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada. He has a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Edler won a World Series of Poker bracelet in 2007 by claiming the $5,000 buy-in shorthanded No-Limit hold'em tournament. The win earned Edler over $900,000.

In 2007, Edler cashed in the money for the first time in the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event Championship coming in 23rd place out of a field of 6,358 players, winning $333,490.

Edler has also had success in heads-up playing, winning the inaugural $10,000 buy-in Heads-Up Poker Championship in Compton, California in 2007.

In addition, Edler won the September 2007 World Poker Tour title at the Gulf Coast Poker Championship, winning $747,615.[1] At this event he set the record for the greatest come back in World Poker Tour history. With only 17 players left out of 256 entries with only 2 tables left,[2] Edler had only 2 x $1,000 chips left and was unable to meet the blinds of $4,000/$8,000. Edler went on to win the event, making this the biggest comeback in World Poker Tour tournament history.[3]

Edler also finished 6th at the March 2007 Bay 101 Shooting Star WPT tournament, winning $160,000, and has cashed in six other WPT events.

As of 2010, Edler's total live tournament winnings exceed $3,425,000.[4] His 6 cashes at the WSOP account for $1,306,489 of those winnings.[5]