Paul Wasicka

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Paul Wasicka
Paul Wasicka 2007.jpg
Paul Wasicka at the 2007 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship.
Nickname(s) Kwickfish
Residence Denver, Colorado
Born (1981-02-17) February 17, 1981 (age 36)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Money finish(es) 14
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
2nd, 2006
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) 1
Money finish(es) 6
Information accurate as of 14 December 2016.

Paul J. Wasicka (born February 17, 1981 in Dallas, Texas) is a professional poker player, based in Denver, Colorado who was the runner-up at the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event and the winner of the 2007 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship.

World Series of Poker[edit]

Wasicka finished as runner-up to Jamie Gold in the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event, winning over $6,000,000.[1]

Other poker events[edit]

NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship[edit]

Wasicka's tournament accomplishments since that World Series of Poker finish include winning the 2007 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship by defeating Eli Elezra, Joe Hachem, T. J. Cloutier, Nam Le, Shannon Elizabeth, and finally Chad Brown in the finals 2-0. He won $500,000 for his victory in the tournament.

World Poker Tour[edit]

At the World Poker Tour (WPT) $9,900 No Limit Hold'em held at the 2007 L.A. Poker Classic, Wasicka made the final table which also included poker players J. C. Tran and Eric Hershler, he finished in fourth place, earning $455,615. Wasicka has also cashed in three other WPT Championship events and has made a total of over $700,000 from WPT events alone.[1]

Aussie Millions[edit]

At the 2007 Aussie Millions A$10,000 Main Event, Wasicka just missed making the final table coming in 12th and earning A$120,000 ($95,434). The event was won by fellow professional poker player Gus Hansen.[1]

As of 2016, his total live tournament winnings exceed $7,850,000.[2] His 14 cashes at the WSOP account for $6,308,316 of those winnings.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Butt, Robert. "Paul Wasicka - Results". Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  2. ^ Butt, Robert. "Paul Wasicka - Stats". Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  3. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings,

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