Luis Velador

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Luis Velador
Luis Velador.jpg
Velador after winning at the 2008 World Series of Poker.
Residence Corona, California
Born Jalisco, Mexico
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 24[1]
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
10th, 2014
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 5
Information accurate as of 22 June 2018.

José-Luis Velador (born in Jalisco, Mexico) is a Mexican-American professional poker player from Corona, California, who is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner. He won his first bracelet at the 2008 World Series of Poker in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event and then two years later at the 2010 World Series of Poker he won his second bracelet after defeating David Chiu heads-up in the $2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em/Omaha event.[2][3]

As of 2018, his total live tournament winnings exceed $2,150,000.[4]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Event Prize Money
2008 $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em $574,734
2010 $2,500 Pot Limit Hold'em/Omaha $260,552


  1. ^ profile
  2. ^ Feldman, Andrew (2010-06-21). "Velador defeats Chiu in Event 33". Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  3. ^ Butt, Robert. "Luis Velador - results". Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  4. ^ Butt, Robert. "Luis Velador - stats". Retrieved 2010-06-21.