Winning a coveted World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet is indeed a great deal. And winning three bracelets for three consecutive years is an incredible feat. Allen Cunningham is one of the few players to have achieved this superlative milestone.
Apart from these three bracelets, Cunningham has two more bracelets to his credit, making him the holder of five shiny WSOP gold bracelets. He has total live earning worth $11,835,176. $3,628,513 was his best live cash so far. This American pro ranks 77th in the all-time money list. Apart from the WSOP, this 44-year old has final-tabled two World Poker Tour (WPT) events and has 17 in the money (ITM) finishes at the poker series.
Allen Cunningham was born on 28th March 1977 in Riverside, California. He attended the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and studied civil engineering before dropping out to play poker professionally. He began playing in Indian casinos at the age of 18. In October 2006, Cunningham became a full-time member of Team Full Tilt, after being a Full Tilt sponsored pro for several years.
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Cunningham won the 2005 ESPN/Toyota Player of the Year title. He was also voted as the Best All-Around Player under 35 by fellow pros. At the 2006 WSOP Main Event, he finished fourth grabbing his highest live cash of $3,628,513.
All the stats in this article are updated as of 26th March 2022!
Cunningham was crowned as the 2006 ALL IN Magazine Poker Player of the Year. In October 2007, he won the $300,000 ‘Mega Match’ on Poker After Dark. This victory was followed by the $15,000 buy-in inaugural National Poker League Vegas Open Championship Main Event win for $325,000 in December 2007. Cunningham also won the 2008 WSOP Circuit event at the Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, for $499,162 on 1st May 2008.
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