Schneider at the 2006 World Series of Poker $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout.
|Residence||Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.|
|Born||December 24, 1959 (age 58)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Tom Schneider (born December 24, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a professional poker player from Phoenix, Arizona. Schneider is a certified public accountant and former president of a public golf company and chief financial officer for three Arizona companies before beginning his poker career in 2002. As of 2017, he is Chief Financial Officer of Loudmouth Golf . He wears their sport coats on Poker Night in America TV shows. He was also the Controller for Ping Golf. He is the author of the book Oops! I Won Too Much Money: Winning Wisdom from the Boardroom to the Poker Table which provides lessons for both poker and business. Tom was the co-host of the popular poker podcast, Beyond The Table, along with Karridy Askenasy and Dan Michalski, creator and head blogger at Pokerati, where Tom was a contributing columnist.
He is the father of 2 children and is married to Kathy who has 3 children from a previous marriage. Schneider is a singer-songwriter of county songs.
At the 2007 World Series of Poker Schneider won his first two WSOP bracelets, one in Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better/Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo and the second in Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo. He also made the final table of the $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. event, finishing in fourth place. These finishes earned him the 2007 WSOP Player of the Year award.
On September 16, 2008, Schneider won the event #24 of the World Championship of Online Poker, a $530 buyin No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw tournament. Schneider, who uses the name 'luvgamble' on PokerStars, bested a field of 308 to win the $42,000 first prize.
Schneider won his third WSOP bracelet in the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. event at the 2013 World Series of Poker, defeating Owais Ahmed heads-up to win $259,960. He then won his fourth bracelet in the $5,000 H.O.R.S.E. event defeating Benjamin Scholl. With that win, he became the first person in WSOP history to win multiple mixed game bracelets in the same WSOP event.
On a side note Schneider plays an uncredited role as a poker dealer on CSI episode 16 of season 13 “Last Lady Standing”. He’s shown briefly in a video as a dealer of the “1998 Palermo Poker Open” Final Table.
World Series of Poker Bracelets
|2007||$2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 or Better||$214,347|
|2007||$1,000 Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 or Better||$147,713|