Poker player known for his online success as well as winning the World Series of Poker in seven-card stud.
His success online, including over 300 top three finishes, led to participating in live tournaments.
He has lived in Mexico, which allows him to avoid US limitations on online poker.
He was born in Michigan but raised in Oklahoma.
He and Chris Moneymaker both made their names online before winning a World Series of Poker bracelet.