Shawn Buchanan

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Shawn Buchanan
Nickname(s) The Cannon
Residence Vancouver, British Columbia
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Final table(s) 5
Money finish(es) 27
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
World Poker Tour
Title(s) 1
Final table(s) 3
Money finish(es) 12
Information accurate as of 10-20-2011.

Shawn Buchanan is a Canadian poker player from Vancouver, British Columbia who won the World Poker Tour Mandalay Bay Poker Championship in 2007, earning $768,775.[1]

As of 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed 4,450,000.[2] Of his 27 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in the money finishes, eight came in the 2010 WSOP and nine came in either the 2011 WSOP or the 2011 WSOP Europe.[3][4] He was among the leaders in the 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year point standings.[5]


On September 28, 2007, Buchanan, who uses the name 'buck21' on PokerStars, won event #19 of the 2007 World Championship of Online Poker, a $530 buyin Pot-limit Omaha tournament. Buchanan bested a field of 1,046 to win the $97,262.78 first prize.[6]


  1. ^ - Shawn Buchanan Wins WPT Mandalay Bay Poker Championship
  2. ^ Butt, Robert. "Shawn Buchanan - Stats". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Shawn Buchanan". The Hendon Mob. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  4. ^ "Shawn Buchanan". World Series of Poker. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  5. ^ "2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year". Bluff Magazine. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
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