Brock Parker

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Brock Parker
Brock Parker.jpg
Brock Parker at the 2009 World Series of Poker
Nickname(s) t_soprano
Residence Silver Spring, Maryland
Born (1981-08-15) August 15, 1981 (age 35)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 3
Money finish(es) 37
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
178th, 2007
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 2
Information accurate as of 4 June 2014.

John Brock Parker (born August 15, 1981)[1] is a professional poker player from Silver Spring, Maryland. At the 2009 World Series of Poker, he won two WSOP bracelets. First, he defeated Daniel Negreanu heads-up to win a $2,500 limit Texas hold 'em short-handed event. Just four days later, he won his second bracelet in a $2,500 no limit hold 'em short-handed event.[2] In 2014, he won the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Championship to win his third career WSOP bracelet.[3][4] He has 37 career cashes at the WSOP, including 10 final tables.[5]

Like many other poker players, including David Williams and Justin Bonomo, Parker played the trading card game Magic: The Gathering before turning to poker.

As of 2014, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,218,462. His 37 cashes at the WSOP account for $2,089,982 of those winnings.

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2009 $2,500 Limit Hold'em Short Handed $223,688
2009 $2,500 No Limit Hold'em Short Handed $552,745
2014 $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Championship $443,407
Brock Parker
Nationality United States USA
Pro Tour debut Pro Tour Los Angeles 1999
Winnings US$77,350[6]
Pro Tour wins (Top 8) 1 (1)[7]
Grand Prix wins (Top 8) 2 (8)[8]
Lifetime Pro Points 205

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "John Brock Parker". Global Poker Index. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  2. ^ Ryan Lucchesi (2009-06-11). "World Series of Poker -- Brock Parker Wins his Second Bracelet of the Week". CardPlayer. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  3. ^ Andrew Feldman (2014-06-05). "Parker wins third WSOP bracelet in Event 10". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  4. ^ Steve Schult (2014-06-04). "WSOP: Brock Parker Wins 3rd Bracelet in 10K Omaha Hi-Lo". BLUFF.com. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  5. ^ "Player Info, Winnings & Bracelets Official World Series of Poker". WSOP. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  6. ^ "Top 200 All-Time Money Leaders". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 
  7. ^ "Lifetime Pro Tour Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 
  8. ^ "Lifetime Grand Prix Top 8s". Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 

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