|Residence||Thousand Oaks, California|
|Born||1947 (age 69–70)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
Carl Nessel (born 1947), nicknamed Coach, is an American poker player.
Prior to the 2004 WSOP, Nessel was a regular poker player around Thousand Oaks, California and worked part-time at various poker tournaments around the city.
At the 2004 WSOP, Nessel was employed as a "Chip Runner." "To get to any final table, let alone the World Series, is an accomplishment that goes beyond anything else in poker," the Coach said. "I saw light at the end of the tunnel when I got (heads-up against Pockat), but the light turned out to be a train."
Nessel's lifetime winnings exceed $83,000.
World Series of Poker bracelets
|2004||$500 Casino Employees No Limit Hold'em||$40,000|
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- Nalan, Dalla. "Former Firefighter, Carl "Coach" Nessel, Sparkles in First Event at 2004 World Series of Poker". The Poker Forum. Retrieved 2009-06-07.
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