Scott Seiver

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Scott Seiver
Scott Seiver 2015.jpg
Seiver at American Poker Awards (2015)
Nickname(s)The Deipnosophist / mastrblastr / Gunning4you
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
BornApril 14, 1985 (1985-04-14) (age 34)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s)3
Money finish(es)43
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
939th, 2017
World Poker Tour
Title(s)1
Final table(s)1
Money finish(es)3
Information accurate as of June 28, 2018.

Scott Seiver (born April 14, 1985 in Columbus, Ohio) is a professional poker player from Cold Spring Harbor, New York, now residing in Las Vegas, Nevada who won the 2008 World Series of Poker $5,000 No Limit Hold'em event[1] and is the winner of the $25,100 buy-in High Roller event at the 2010 L.A. Poker Classic.[2] On April 29, 2015 Seiver became the 9th player in GPI history to be ranked #1.[3]

Live poker[edit]

Seiver, with twelve cashes at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), won his first bracelet in the 2008 WSOP $5,000 No Limit Hold'em event earning $755,891.[2]

Seiver's other poker accomplishments include springing to fame by appearing on Pokerstars' the Big Game, showcasing his unique mouth-covering method of hiding mouth-breathing tells, as well as winning the $25,100 buy-in High Roller event at the 2010 L.A. Poker Classic earning $425,330 in a final table that included runner-up Daniel Alaei, Jason Mercier (3rd), Lee Markholt (4th), Tommy Vedes (5th) and Will Molson (6th).[2]

In 2009 he finished 3rd in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $24,500 No Limit Hold'em – High Roller event earning $137,000 and later that year won the $5,000 No Limit Hold'em event at the 2009 Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic earning $218,008.[2]

In 2010 he came in 4th in the $25,000 Invitational High Roller Bounty Shootout earning along with the bounties a total of $215,000 at the 2010 Deep Stack Extravaganza,[2] later he finished 4th at the Main Event of the 2010 PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour (NAPT) at Mohegan Sun earning $190,000.[4]

In May 2011, Scott Seiver won the Season IX WPT World Championship. He defeated Farzad Bonyadi heads-up, earning $1,618,344.

On January 8, 2013, Seiver won the 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Super High Roller event for $2,003,480.

On June 29, 2014, he finished 6th in the $1,000,000 The Big One for One Drop at the 2014 World Series of Poker.

As of May 2015, he hit rank 1 on the Global Poker Index Ranking.[5]

On July 2, 2015, Seiver finished 2nd in the $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl for $5,160,000. As of October 2016, his total live earnings exceed $21,600,000. [6]

World Series of Poker bracelets[edit]

Year Event Prize Money
2008 $5,000 No Limit Hold'em $755,891
2018 $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship $296,222
2019 $10,000 Razz $301,421

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lucchesi, Ryan (June 13, 2008). "WSOP: Scott Seiver Wins Event No. 21". CardPlayer.com. Retrieved June 7, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d e Butt, Robert. "Scott Seiver – results". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved June 7, 2010.
  3. ^ GPI View from the Top
  4. ^ Butt, Robert. "$ 4,700 No Limit Hold'em – Main Event". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved June 7, 2010.
  5. ^ "Scott Seiver – stats". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
  6. ^ "Scott Seiver – stats". TheHendonMob.com. Retrieved July 9, 2015.

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