Johnny Chan is an American proficient poker player, born in China. He has won 10 World Series of Poker wristbands, incorporating the 1987 and 1988 World Series of Poker principle occasions continuously.
Chan dedicates some of his early victory to the way that numerous players had not at one time played against Asian players. He shot to notoriety in the late 1980s, winning the title occasion of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in two successive years. A videotape of the 1988 WSOP last heads up match is offered in the film “Rounders”, in which Johnny Chan makes a cameo presence. He very nearly won a third continuous title, yet finalized in second spot in 1989 to Phil Hellmuth. He is the last player to win several continuous WSOP Main Events, an accomplishment numerous prognosticators suppose he could hold eternity given the undeniably bigger fields. Jerry Buss, who was an eager poker player and holder of the Los Angeles Lakers, guaranteed Chan an NBA title ring assuming that he could win three consecutively.
Chan is known for keeping a “lucky” orange before him on the table, and after the second back to back WSOP title different players started carrying tree grown foods to the table trusts expectations of expanding their fortunes. He was at one time a smoker, yet now he not smokes or drinks liquor.
In 2005, Chan turned into the first player to win ten World Series of Poker titles, crushing Phil Laak in a Texas hold ’em occasion. He is right now tied with Doyle Brunson for second spot with 10 World Series of Poker arm ornaments, behind Phil Hellmuth. He was accepted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2002. Chan contended in the USD 405,000 Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament in February 2005. He returned from just having USD 22,000 chips out of USD 3,250,000 in play to finalize in second spot to Gus Hansen. In 2008, Chan liquidated without precedent for the fundamental occasion since 1992, winning USD 32,195 for his 329th spot fulfil. In 2010 Chan traded in for spendable dough the principle occasion taking 156th spot for USD 57,150.