Scotty Nguyen poker news stories, interviews. Big Names Battling It Out In Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Las Vegas Event No. 10., CardPlayer has provided poker players with poker strategy. Scotty Nguyen – Refugee to Main Event Champ. It’s been an interesting road to success for the “Prince of Poker” Scotty Nguyen – from washing dishes to winning millions of dollars on poker’s biggest stages. Born in 1962, Nguyen grew up in the coastal city of Nha Trang, Vietnam.
There are not many intelligent and complicated casino games and poker is one of such games. Being a pure game of skill, poker attracts lots of players around the world willing to try their skills and luck. Poker originated in 15th century and gained public love from the early beginning. Many books on poker basic strategy and rules were written by many famous poker players who wished to share their knowledge and understanding of the game.
Scotty Wynn Poker Players
Scotty Nguyen, one of the most famous poker stars, came to the USA form South Vietnam at the age of 14 in 1974. From his early childhood Scotty was found of card table games and tried to master his skills in the new home, called the Orange Country. As many other famous poker gamblers, Peter didn't focus much on studying whereas he placed high emphasis on gaming. For that reason he got expelled from school. Such determined poker player as Scotty didn't worry much about his failure but decided to take advantage of it and working hard to practice his skills.
Scotty Nguyen was working as poker dealer in South California. That was a great school for him! Each poker session was a kind of lesson. Scotty was able to watch the players winning and losing money and learned from their mistakes.
Having skills at playing poker as well as knowledge form the other side of the table, Scotty started to play poker professionally and soon was considered as strong participant at each poker tournament. At his first serious poker tournament in 1995 he finished at the 13th place but only three years later Scotty won his first million. He didn't stop and continued play constantly winning month by month and year by year not very big sums of money. However in 2008 the Lady Luck was kind to him and he snatch a large sum of $1,989,120.
Scotty Wynn Poker
Scotty took the first places for 32 times and his total earnings amounted to $10,828,112. Moreover, he is the owner of 5 WSOP Bracelets.