Poker world is aware of Scotty Nguyen. This poker veteran has been grinding since ages and created history in the world of poker with his spectacular play. Nguyen who is popularly referred to as ‘Prince of Poker’ marked his attendance at the recently concluded World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2023. The poker player who won the WSOP Main Event in 1998 still makes heads turn whenever he steps out to grind.
The Vietnamese-American player has total live earnings worth $12,725,192 with his best live score coming from WSOP 2008. Nguyen finished at the top spot in the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. to add a bracelet to his collection and a sum of $1,989,120 to his bank account. All Money List has this pro in the 88th position and he takes the 5th spot on the Nevada All Time Money List.
In 2012, Nguyen was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame alongside Tom McEvoy. The Vietnam-born poker pro has several cashes in notable series like World Poker Tour (WPT), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), European Poker Tour (EPT) among others. One look at Nguyen’s cashes and wins will tell you, he loves the WSOP event. There is no way anyone can keep this poker legend away from WSOP felts.
With 71 recorded cashes, Nguyen has $5,910,202 (WSOP.com) from WSOP winnings. Five WSOP bracelets gave this poker dynamo a total of $3,612,139 in earnings. Not just Hold’em, Nguyen has aced variants like Pot Limit Omaha (PLO), Omaha Hi-Lo, H.O.R.S.E., Seven Card Stud and Omaha 8 or Better.
Nguyen is known to be a versatile player and among the best the poker circuit has witnessed in its history. This pro never fails to amaze with his poker skills and the determination to keep grinding and winning. With such dedication, this poker maestro has managed to build a reported net worth of $12 Million.
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