Bruce Atkinson (poker player)
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|Residence||Brighton, England, UK|
|Born||1940 (age 76–77)
Brighton, England, UK
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
|European Poker Tour|
Atkinson started off playing seven card stud in the early 1980s, but moved to hold'em later.
At the 2003 WSOP, he earned money in the $10,000 no limit hold'em main event, finishing 61st. In the same year, he finished 3rd in the Poker Million. He also made a few bucks in the main event in 2005 (530th.)
As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $500,000 and a lot of free drinks.
Atkinson resides in Brighton, England. He is currently married. He has three children from his second marriage, and two, from whom he is estranged, from his first marriage. From this first marriage he has two grandchildren who reside on the outskirts of London, and six more that are residents of Madison, Wisconsin.
- Official site
- European Poker Players Hall of Fame
- Hendon Mob tournament results
- PokerPages.com tournament results
Source: His grandchild's experience from evening anecdotes.