Scotty Nguyen

Born Oct 28, 1962

Thuận B. "Scotty" Nguyễn is a Vietnamese American professional poker player who is a five time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, most notably as the winner of the 1998 World Series of Poker Main Event and the 2008 WSOP $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Championship. He is the first and currently only player to win both the WSOP Main Event and $50,000 Players' Championship.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on October 28, 1962.


1985 22 Years Old His luck improved in 1985 when he was invited to Lake Tahoe to deal in a no-limit Hold’em tournament. … Read More


1997 34 Years Old Nguyen had to rebuild his bankroll after losing his million. His next success came at the 1997 World Series of Poker where he won the $2,000 Omaha 8 or Better, netting a profit of over $150,000.
Unfortunately Nguyen blew this bankroll again and was completely broke shortly before the 1998 World Series of Poker. … Read More


2006 43 Years Old After making several World Poker Tour final tables, Nguyen eventually won a WPT event in January 2006, defeating Michael Mizrachi heads-up in the fourth season Gold Strike World Poker Open when his made a flush against Mizrachi's on the very first hand of heads-up round. … Read More
2007 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Nguyen earned a second-place finish at the 2007 World Series of Poker in the seven card stud high low split eight or better event won by Eli Elezra. … Read More
2008 45 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2008 $50,000 World Series of Poker H.O.R.S.E. event, Nguyen exhibited what many have considered objectionable, and even rule-breaking behavior, including a soft-play in a hand with Erick Lindgren. … Read More
2009 46 Years Old In 2009, Nguyen won the inaugural LA Poker Classic $10,000 H.O.R.S.E World Championship at the Commerce Casino's annual LA Poker Classic Series. … Read More


2014 51 Years Old As of 2014, his total live tournament winnings exceed $11,700,000. … Read More
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