Gambling Hall of Fame
While luck is certainly random, there are some gamblers who seem to have all the luck on their side and win time and time again. If you are interested in learning more about these famous gamblers, then you are in the right place. Here you can read detailed profiles of them so that you can learn more about the games they play, their successes, strategies, and so on. Whether you are interested in leading poker players, blackjack players, or anyone else, if they are a big name in the world of gambling, then there is every chance that we have the information you are looking for.
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Don Johnson is an American gambler, entrepreneur, and television personality known for his high-stakes blackjack wins in Atlantic City.
Archie Karas is a name that is synonymous with high-stake gambling and impressive winning streaks.
Lynn Gilmartin is a well-known television host, anchor, and poker player.
Phil Ruffin is a well-known American entrepreneur and billionaire who has made a name for himself in the world of real estate and casinos.
Denise Coates is a British billionaire and the founder of one of the leading platforms for online gambling, bet365.
Terry Ramsden is one of the biggest and most extravagant gamblers and investors in Great Britain who made his fortune betting on horses and the Japanese stock market.
Jennifer Harman is one of the best female players of all time.
Zeljko Ranogajec is considered the richest gambler in Australian history and one of the wealthiest bettors worldwide.
Kelly Minkin is an American poker player and lawyer best known for being named the GPI Female Player of the Year 2016.
Vanessa Rousso is a French-American professional poker player and TV personality considered one of the world's best female gamblers.
Bill Krackomberger, also known as "Krack," is one of Las Vegas's most prolific and famous sports bettors.
Thanks to the nature of the business, there have been quite a few famous characters whose careers took the wrong turn thanks to bad moves.
The Arizona native can be seen on live TV shows and streams such as "Live at the Bike" and the "Hustler Casino Live," where he faces off against some of the top poker players in the world.
There aren't many gamblers that can say they made millions let alone billions, from their wagers, but Tony Bloom is one of them.
Doug Polk is an American professional poker player who is considered the best heads-up No Limit Hold 'em player in the world.
Patrik Antonius is an ex-tennis player who became a poker professional after injuries prevented him from going pro.
William "Billy" Walters is considered the biggest sports bettor in US history and is a true example of an American success story.
While there are many great poker plates, only a few are considered real legends, and Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson surely fits that title.
Some people leave nothing hidden on social media, hoping this will propel them into social media stars.
Tom Dwan, also known under his online nickname “durrrr,” is a professional poker player who is considered one of the legends of the game.
In January of 2021, Jette Nygaard-Andersen became the first chief executive officer of a major UK gambling company after being named the CEO of Entain.
Over the last decade and a half, Jason Mercier has established himself as one of the most respected and loved poker players in the poker world.
Thanks to her fearless style and willingness to put her emotions out there, Vanessa Selbst was one of the most recognizable figures in the poker world during her days on the live scene.
Bill Benter is an American philanthropist and professional gambler famous for developing computer software that helped him solve horse racing.
In 2003, a 27-year accountant from Nashville, Tennessee, beat a field of 893 poker players on his way to the World Series of Poker Main Event.
Over the years, Daniel Negreanu has earned a reputation as one of the best poker players around.
Few poker players in the world inspire such polarizing feelings as Phil Hellmuth, the self-proclaimed Poker Brat and "greatest poker player of all time."
Success in the world of poker often leads people to become arrogant and brash, but true poker champions remain humble even as they climb to the very top.
Of all the people who have ever played the great game of poker, Doc Holliday is probably the most fabled one.
There are plenty of poker players one could call a celebrity, but few have caught the eye of the general public as much as Dan Bilzerian.
Winning at gambling games is nearly impossible in the long run, but there are some who beat the odds.
Many poker players have left their mark on the world over the past few decades, but few have done as much as Phil Ivey, widely considered to be the best overall poker player in the world.
Casinos and other gambling establishments have the edge over the players, and this edge is usually big enough that no amount of strategy can really negate it in the long run.