Dan Colman

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Daniel Alan Colman
Nickname(s) mrGR33N13
Residence Holden, Massachusetts, U.S.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born (1990-07-11) July 11, 1990 (age 27)
Holden, Massachusetts
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finish(es) 9
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
31st, 2016
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 3
Information accurate as of April 6, 2017.

Daniel Alan Colman[1] (born July 11, 1990) is an American professional poker player, originally from Holden, Massachusetts. He is best known for winning the $1,000,000 buy-in Big One for One Drop at the 2014 World Series of Poker. He beat Daniel Negreanu heads-up for a first place prize of $15.3 million, the second largest first place prize in poker history.[2]

Poker Career[edit]

Colman is primarily an online player under the names "mrGR33N13" and "riyyc225". In 2013 he became the first player in history to win $1,000,000 in hyper-turbo tournaments in a calendar year, accomplishing the feat in only 9 months.[3] In April 2014 he won the €100,000 Super High Roller at the European Poker Tour Grand Final in Monte Carlo, earning €1,539,300.

At the 2014 WSOP, he finished in 3rd place in the $10,000 Heads-Up event, before winning The Big One for One Drop for $15,306,668.[4]

Colman added two more seven-figure cashes that summer. First, he finished 2nd in the €50,000 Super High Roller at EPT Barcelona for €843,066 ($1,120,186), then in September he won the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, prevailing over a field of 1,499 and winning $1,446,710.[5] In October 2014 he won the WPT Alpha 8 super high roller for $990,000, bringing his live tournament cashes to 21 million in 2014.

In 2014, he won the BLUFF Player of the year award.[6]

As of August 2017, his total live winnings exceed $28,600,000.[7]

World Series of Poker Bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2014 The Big One for One Drop $15,306,668

Awards[edit]

  • ALL IN Magazine 2014 Poker Player of the Year[8]
  • Card Player Magazine 2014 Player of the Year Award[9]
  • Bluff Magazine 2014 Player of the Year Award[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radaris - Public Records Deep Search". Radaris. 
  2. ^ "23-year-old American beats reigning poker king to win $15million in charity event". Mail Online. July 3, 2014. Retrieved July 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Interview with Daniel "mrgr33n13" Colman about reaching $1Million in Pokerstars!". husng.com. August 29, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ Tuley, Dave (July 2, 2014). "Colman wins One Drop for $15 million". ESPN. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  5. ^ Fast, Erik. "Dan Colman Wins 2014 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guaranteed Main Event". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Dan Colman Wins 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year Award". BLUFF.com. Retrieved 2016-08-07. 
  7. ^ "Daniel Colman's profile on The Hendon Mob". The Hendon Mob Poker Database. Retrieved 2016-08-07. 
  8. ^ House, ALL IN Media. "Poker Player Of The Year". www.allinmag.com. Retrieved 2016-08-07. 
  9. ^ "Daniel Colman Wins 2014 Card Player Player of the Year Award - Poker News". www.cardplayer.com. Retrieved 2016-08-07. 

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