Minh Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen
Minh Nguyen.jpg
Nickname(s) Pokerhost
Residence Bell Gardens, California, U.S.
Born May 15
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Money finish(es) 26
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
11th, 2003
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 4
Information accurate as of 12 September 2009.

Minh Van Nguyen[1] (Vietnamese: Nguyễn Văn Minh; born May 15), a Vietnamese American professional poker player, is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner residing in Bell Gardens, California.

Nguyen learned to play poker from his cousin, poker professional Men Nguyen, and has gone on to become a regular on the poker tournament circuit since 1999.

Nguyen finished 24th in the $10,000 no limit hold'em main event at the 2002 World Series of Poker (WSOP), earning $40,000. He went on to win a bracelet at the 2003 World Series of Poker in the $1,500 seven-card stud hi-lo split event, and would finish 11th in the Main Event later that year.[2]

Nguyen earned a second WSOP bracelet at the 2004 WSOP in the $1,500 pot limit hold'em event, and finished 2nd to Mark Seif in the $1,500 no limit hold'em event at the 2005 WSOP.[2]

Nguyen finished in 7th place at the inaugural Doyle Brunson North American Poker Championship, earning $60,000. He also finished in 8th place at the 2005 World Poker Finals, earning $172,800.[2]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2003 $1,500 Seven-card stud Hi-Lo Split $106,020
2004 $1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em $155,420

As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings have exceeded $2,100,000.[3] His 26 cashes at the WSOP account for $1,033,671 of those winnings.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 Mirage Poker Showdown: World Poker Tour Season 5 Tournament Results". UltimatePokerForum.com. 2012-02-09. Archived from the original on 2006-06-18. Retrieved 2012-05-30. 
  2. ^ a b c Butt, Robert. "Minh Nguyen – Results". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  3. ^ Butt, Robert. "Minh Nguyen – States". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  4. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings Archived 2009-08-09 at the Wayback Machine., worldseriesofpoker.com

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