Darren Elias in 2019
|Residence||Medford, New Jersey|
|Born||November 18, 1986|
|World Series of Poker|
|World Poker Tour|
Early life and online poker
Elias was born in Boston and now lives in Medford, New Jersey. 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. 
Live poker tournaments
World Poker Tour
|2014||Borgata Poker Open||$843,744|
|2017||Fallsview Poker Classic||$335,436|
|2018||Bobby Baldwin Classic||$387,580|
- 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."
- "DARREN ELIAS | PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES". WSOP.com. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
- "Darren Elias: Hendon Mob Poker Database". pokerdb.thehendonmob.com. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
- "www.worldpokertour/player/darren-elias". worldpokertour. Retrieved September 18, 2017.