Darren Elias

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Darren Elias
Darren Elias 2019.jpg
Darren Elias in 2019
ResidenceMedford, New Jersey
Born (1986-11-18) November 18, 1986 (age 32)
World Series of Poker
Final table(s)2
Money finish(es)23
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)13
Money finish(es)34
Information accurate as of 13 March 2019.

Darren Elias (born November 18, 1986) is an American professional poker player who holds the record for most World Poker Tour titles, with four.

Early life and online poker[edit]

Elias was born in Boston and now lives in Medford, New Jersey.[1] He was an ocean lifeguard in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina before he became a professional poker player. Elias attended the University of Redlands in San Bernardino, California where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Creative Writing in 2008.

In addition to his successes in live poker, he has also done well in online poker, winning over $3.8 million online. He played under the username "darrenelias" on Pokerstars and Full Tilt Poker, where he won two World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) titles and an FTOPS title. [2]

Live poker tournaments[edit]

As of 2019, Elias has live tournament winnings of over $7,000,000.[3] His cashes on the World Poker Tour make up over $3,400,000 of his total winnings.[4]

World Poker Tour[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2014 Borgata Poker Open $843,744
2014 WPT Caribbean $127,680
2017 Fallsview Poker Classic $335,436
2018 Bobby Baldwin Classic $387,580


  1. ^ Jackson, Vincent. "What it takes to film World Poker Tour at Borgata", The Press of Atlantic City, September 25, 2015. Accessed January 2, 2018. "Darren Elias, 28, of Cherry Hill, found that out last year when he was named the winner at the World Poker Tour stop at Borgata and won $843,000."
  2. ^ "DARREN ELIAS | PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES". WSOP.com. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "Darren Elias: Hendon Mob Poker Database". pokerdb.thehendonmob.com. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "www.worldpokertour/player/darren-elias". worldpokertour. Retrieved September 18, 2017.