John Hennigan (poker player)
Hennigan at the 2006 World Series of Poker.
|Residence||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Born||August 10, 1970 (age 47)|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
John Hennigan (born August 10, 1970) is an American professional poker player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who, in his career, has won five World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour (WPT) title.
World Series of Poker
In April 2002 he made the final table of the WSOP $1,500 seven-card stud event and won his first bracelet just four days later in the $2,000 H.O.R.S.E. event, taking home the $117,320 first prize after defeating a final table including Men Nguyen and Phil Ivey.
In 2014, he won the $50,000 Players Championship for over $1.5 million, and collecting his third WSOP bracelet. The Championship is regarded as one of the most prestigious events you can win during a poker career. At the 2018 WSOP, he came in second in this event, earning $765,837.
World Series of Poker bracelets
|2004||$5,000 Limit Hold'em||$325,360|
|2014||$50,000 The Poker Players Championship||$1,517,767|
|2016||$10,000 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit) Championship||$320,103|
|2018||$10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship||$414,692|
World Poker Tour
Hennigan has made two World Poker Tour (WPT) final tables, finishing 4th in the Five Diamond World Poker Classic in 2002 won by Gus Hansen then winning the 2007 Borgata Winter Open, earning a little over $1.6 million.
Other poker events
Hennigan won The 2002 United States Poker Championship's $7,500 no limit hold'em main event, defeating Erik Seidel in heads-up play, earning $216,000 prize. He also cashed in the same event in 2003, finishing 5th.
- WSOP.com profile
- World Poker Tour profile
- "John Hennigan - bio". PokerListings.com. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- Pokerlizard.com interview
- Butt, Robert. "John Hennigan - results". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- Pokernews.com: John Hennigan & Mori Eskandani in as Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2018
- Butt, Robert. "John Hennigan stats". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2008-05-04.