Dan Cates

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Birthday
14, 1989
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1989 (age 29)
Birthplace
United States

About

Poker player who also goes by the nickname Jungleman as well as the online names jungleman12 and w00ki3z. He's won more than $10 million between online and in-person winnings.

Before Fame

He started playing poker while in high school and originally helped fund his bankroll by working at McDonald's. He studied at the University of Maryland, but dropped out to pursue poker.

Trivia

In 2010, he was the winningest online poker player of the year, with more than $5,000,000 in earnings.

Family Life

He grew up in Bowie, Maryland but later moved to London.

Associated With

In 2011, he and Tom Dwan agreed to play 50,000 hands against each other, with a prize of $1.5 million for Cates if he won.