Daniel Weinman is an American poker player who has made a name for himself in the recent past. The 35-year-old is a WPT Champions Club member and while being a proud owner of a WSOP bracelet. This Atlanta-based poker player got into poker thanks to the Chris Moneymaker boom while he was at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He decided to get out of college and used poker to make his living, which he still does today.
This poker player started off his journey back in 2010. At the time of writing, Daniel Weinman has recorded total live earnings worth $3,757,357 so far. He has been successful all across the world, having won titles in Spain and Australia. It is also worth remembering that Weinman walked away with $280,000 when he won the WSOP Circuit Cherokee Main Event in 2015.
He joined the WPT Champions Club in 2017 and won the 2017 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open for $892,433. The 35-year-old shipped the WPT Tournament of Champions for $381,500 at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, Hollywood. He also went on to add a WSOP bracelet in 2022, pocketing $255,359 when he emerged victorious in Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha.
Weinman has gone on to make history with the poker pro managing to shine bright at the 2023 WSOP Main Event. Managing to make it past the first seven days, Weinman finished Day 8, ranked third when the final table was set. The American pro was involved in some of the biggest and dramatic pots of the day.
After finding himself on the wrong side of a preflop cooler, Weinman was involved in a three-way all-in against the likes of Jose Aguilera and Joshua Payne. His pocket jacks were at risk against kings and queens. However, he spiked a jack on the turn to win the 60,000,000+ pot.
Later, he got the better of Juan Maceiras to cement his place as amongst the top three chip stacks heading into the final table. He is all set to be on the final day of WSOP 2023 ME, which is going to be an all-American 3-handed game on Day 9.
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