Playing famous people on-line!

trescofanno1

trescofanno1

Enthusiast
Hi Cardschatters,
On Monday evening, I was playing a $10 sit and go when one of my opponents asked me if I ever went to watch Stoke City play( he had obviously seen that I come from there). I told him I was railroaded to every home game by my 2 sons who were both big fans but that I am a Rams fan. He then told me that he was Paul Gallagher, the Scottish International who is currently on loan to Stoke from Blackburn Rovers.
I didn't believe him but during the following chat he made comments about recent games that I had seen and I became convinced. His alias and whereabouts also fitted.
He is reportedly on circa £15000 a week so I asked him what he was doing on a $10 sit and go and he said he hadnt been playing long and was just learning. He proceeded to prove this by making a series of stupid calls!!
I then made some comments about him being a show-pony and told him to start defending more---lol. This seemed to do the trick and he soon lost his stack.
This made me wonder if any other cardschatters had come across any famous people, celebs or sports personalities when playing on-line???
 
Four Dogs

Four Dogs

Legend
Since Hold 'em is all the rage in Hollywood, I'm guessing that a good many celebrities play on-line as well as in the casinos. But c'mon, unless they say "Hi, I'm Eddie Munster" how are you supposed to know?
 
holduplaya

holduplaya

Guest
What I want to know is if there is a data base where we can find celebrities poker usernames? I searched yahoo and google so far I came accross one but it's empty with no information.

I think we should start one up on CC.
 
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Styrofoam

Visionary
i hear in vegas there are idiot celebs that just throw money away to the sharks at high limit tables consistantly. Air heads like paris Hilton and the likes play black jack, and some play poker religiously when they're there. It'd be nice to take about 200k from a moron like paris hilton.
 
BajaMama

BajaMama

Guest
who knows

I agree unless there is a list somewhere or they say who they are you
will never know...I am sure some play online, in fact if you watch the
celebrity poker games, several players have mentioned that they
practice online.

But they never say where?????????
 
Dorkus Malorkus

Dorkus Malorkus

HELLO INTERNET
trescofanno1 said:
He then told me that he was Paul Gallagher, the Scottish International who is currently on loan to Stoke from Blackburn Rovers.

He scored for Stoke yesterday! ^^
 
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jtw1942

Enthusiast
famous player screen names

- Wanna play with the pros- heres their screen names


Hoyt Corkins-EasyH
EDOGN- Erick Lindgren
reloadthis- Layne Flack
Prefontaine- Prahlad Friedman
razorbax- Josh Arieh
MrPokeJoke- Mike Matusouw
luckysucker- Hans "Tuna" Lund
Erik123- Erik Sagstrom See below for comments (UB area)
TheBeat- Pete Giordano Online Tourney specialist.
Dangerous player.
gank- Brett Jungblutt
bigglesworth- Thomas "Thunder" Keller Heads up king
online (limit mostly)
magicpitch- David Benyamine
el blondie- David Colclough
fossilman = Greg Raymer Does he ever have a bad day?
What a genuine nice guy.
tom mcevoy = Tom Mcevoy
money800 = Chris Moneymaker
Noo limit scootty ngugen
#1_Lucky_One = Phil Hellmuth
capnncoke = Chip Jett Want to see some aggressive play?
Here he is.
the shrike = Howard Lederer
PateK - Simon "Aces" Trumper
Dblgutshot Kirill Gerasimov, Moscow
Jdags Jon Dagastino, lost to Ivey in first live TV event
in Aug. 2004 at Turning Stone. Played Ivey very tough
and was very impressive. Watch this if you haven't
already. Lederers commentary was the best I have ever
seen (it isn't close) and Iveys ice cold stare seems
unreadable. Known to sleep only on Tuesdays, JDAGS plays
online a ton when hes not traveling the globe playing in
huge live events.
Brokski = Gus Hansen strugglin lately, rumors are that
the "Big Game" at the Bellagio busted him up good. No
crime there, just a young player learning his chops and
unafraid to gamble with the best. Plays 100/200 on Stars
quite often. Hope he has a great year!
Boeken, Noah - Exclusive
Bonomo, Justin - ZeeJustin
Cassidy, Joe - Butch Acidy
Darden, Paul - D-Rockkk
Dean, Matt - mattpackage
Forrest, Ted - theprofess
Griffin, Gavin - wsop2005
Grijalva, Richard - gotmilk
Hang, Tam "Tommy" - minatmms
Josephy, Cliff - JohnnyBax
Juanda, John - luckbox
Keller, Shawn - chickenlittl
Lund, Hans - luckysucker
Meehan, Jim - actiondonkey
Mizrachi, Michael - TheGrinder
Ng, Evelyn - Evybabee
Moncada, Edward - ebolivia
Phillips, Paul - extempore
Seif, Mark - Buster Love
Strasser, Jason - strassa2
Tran, Mimi - crazyplayr
Williams, David - RugDoctor
Wolfe, Paul - DOUBLEDUCE
Woolf, Dustin - neverwin
Witteles, Todd - Dan Druff
All Below Are Ultimate Bet Screen Names
psykokwak is Bruno Fitoussi, Paris pro and long time
feared player.
Erik123 Erik Sagstrom First Internet Pro Millionaire.
Feared player especially short handed and HU.
atl-angela Josh Arieh 3rd 2004 wsop
dill pickle Mike Matosow “The Mouth”
Formerly Devastator then Spirit Rock now Mahatma =
Prahlad Friedman (Best NLHE player online). Also leads
free world in name changes. I thought you could only
have 1 name change? Not unusual for him to make 50-80K
in one night. I'd like to be his stock broker.
Annie Duke - AnnieDuke
Phil Hellmuth - PhilHellmuth Steams online even worse
than Live. A riot! Gets killed online when I have
watched him. Plays all games. Often sits with $3000 or
more while playing .25/.50!
Devilfish/David Ulliot Mostly plays Omaha, online
LayneFlack/Layne Flack His drunk chat can be a riot.
Very funny, nice guy.
joe buttons - Phil Ivey, For fun ask Ultimate Bet to
start a heads up table for you. Let’s say $400/$800.
When Mr. Buttons comes to visit run like hell. He sits
there for hours, very few takers.
Tallphil - Phil Gordon
empty chair - Eric Sidel (has a new name?, unknown)
scottynguyen - Scotty Nguyen (seldom plays on UB)
Ticker Erik Lindgren - (won 2003 UB Aruba Tourney)
Peasant - Juha Helpi (2002 winner of the Aruba Tourney)
bizingo is Ben Affleck (does well in pro NLHE game,
(very tight))
tiltboy, Rafe Furst
Krullis, Daniel Larsson 2nd UB Aruba 2003 won 300K
wetspot, Harley Hall
Zhuge Liang, John Juana (using a new name?, unknown)
incredible player. One of the few that will take on
Mahatma short handed.
kid55 is Freddie Deeb
thunderkeller = Thomas Keller
JohhnyBax-Cliff Josephy
Brsavage-Chris Savage
Poker HO-Mark Kroon
NSXT1-Todd Arnold Best internet trainer on the net, IMO.
I have been a student of Todds for several months and
have improved my back-up game (no limit). Click his
banner below for a free sample of a nsxt video. He plays
real tourneys (and has guest trainers) and you watch him
play as he descibes the action. Think you "pay
attention" to players and plays? This guy takes it to
another level. I feel guilty when I glance at the TV
now. Watch guest trainer "sheetsworld" tear up a 10 man
sit n go for a 25K win as he describes how he likes to
dismantle tables then does exactly that. I put sheets on
an hourly earn of about 20K in this event. Hey Todd, can
we have your lil doggies voice box removed?
KrazyKanuck-James Worth UB ambassador, Heads up stud and
all around good guy. Has several nice cashes on the WPT.

Quiet Lion - Richard Brodie Huge improvements lately in
this dedicated player. My wife "raisinhavok" can beat
your wife "shortstack". Lets set up a steel cage death
match (heads up)!
ebolivia - Moncada, Edward
bottsky - Kevin Bott
Green Plastic - Taylor Caby, Rising star who pounds out
some nice wins in the UB "Big Game"
mattpackage - Matt Dean
ZeeJustin - Justin Bonomo, too young to play in the WSOP
at this writing, he dominates the Party/200 sits n gos
and would love to play you heads up in the $5000 game
also. Player to watch and good blogger also. He likes to
8 table no limit sit n gos. Thats just wrong.
 
Ima6T4

Ima6T4

Guest
Do you work for the Poker Enquirer or something? :D

That's a heck of a list you have there.

No one famous on line yet, but I did play some poker with Pantera after a gig in Cleveland on their tour bus. It was after their record release party for Vulgar Display. By the time we climbed out of the bus it was 8 in the morning.
 
C

colin_147

Guest
Half the celebrities havent got a clue how to play the game.

It sends a shiver down my spine whenever someone like John Thompson or Phil Tufnell brings out some DVD telling us how to play the game

Steve Davis and Barry Hearn can play a bit, and Michael Greco too. Other than that British celebrities cant play the game. Oh and Helen Chamberlain is pretty good, she won £400,000 for 2nd place in the Pokermillion event last year
 
zinzan1000

zinzan1000

Legend
colin_147 said:
Half the celebrities havent got a clue how to play the game.

It sends a shiver down my spine whenever someone like John Thompson or Phil Tufnell brings out some DVD telling us how to play the game

Steve Davis and Barry Hearn can play a bit, and Michael Greco too. Other than that British celebrities cant play the game. Oh and Helen Chamberlain is pretty good, she won £400,000 for 2nd place in the Pokermillion event last year

LMAO, yeah i saw those scary adverts by Thompson and Tufnell and felt sorry for all the poor suckers out there who decided they would treat themselves for christmas.
 
F Paulsson

F Paulsson

euro love
Ima6T4 said:
Do you work for the Poker Enquirer or something? :D

That's a heck of a list you have there.

No one famous on line yet, but I did play some poker with Pantera after a gig in Cleveland on their tour bus. It was after their record release party for Vulgar Display. By the time we climbed out of the bus it was 8 in the morning.
...

I'm not worthy.
 
robwhufc

robwhufc

Cardschat Elite
jtw1942 said:
- NSXT1-Todd Arnold Best internet trainer on the net, IMO.
I have been a student of Todds for several months and
have improved my back-up game (no limit). Click his
banner below for a free sample of a nsxt video. He plays
real tourneys (and has guest trainers) and you watch him
play as he descibes the action. Think you "pay
attention" to players and plays? This guy takes it to
another level. I feel guilty when I glance at the TV
now. Watch guest trainer "sheetsworld" tear up a 10 man
sit n go for a 25K win as he describes how he likes to
dismantle tables then does exactly that. I put sheets on
an hourly earn of about 20K in this event. Hey Todd, can
we have your lil doggies voice box removed?
Hey jtw, what's having an internet trainer like? How much did it cost, and what are the benefits?
 
G

Gamejockey99

Guest
Never knowingly played with celebs, but on-line isn't my game. I'd love to get in on a back room vegas all-nighter with some celebs or something. My bankroll now doesn't allow that. Soon. very soon
 
Tobmeister

Tobmeister

Rock Star
Mike and Paul Sexton have a bet about who can get the most play money and i found Paul sexton and played a few hands with him, its a lot easier to find pros on Full Tilt because they have unique avatars and their screen names are just their names.
 
mooleyjones

mooleyjones

Rising Star
Well,I don't care what u say. Playing poker online is diff than playing poker with live people.
U can't see the tells, the trash talk can be brutal, and so many of the young ones are sooooooooo aggressive, because they read or hear that that is good.
Well, sometimes it is I agree, but not always. Most of those guys get taken out because the other see that they are full of it.....lol....
As far as that list....OMG........where did u get it?
And no I haven't that I know of played with anyone famouse.....
 
Yumboltking

Yumboltking

Rock Star
jesus

FullTilt used to have a "Jesus " razz freeroll late every night for awhile. I played on same table as his icon a couple times. He [it] never responded to any comments and the railbird chat was nonstop. He[it] played well but was far from unbeatable. Let's face it tho noone can win in razz without a little help on 6th and 7th.
 
aliengenius

aliengenius

Cardschat Elite
Brokski = Gus Hansen strugglin lately, rumors are that
the "Big Game" at the Bellagio busted him up good. No
crime there, just a young player learning his chops and
unafraid to gamble with the best. Plays 100/200 on Stars
quite often. Hope he has a great year!

How long ago did you (someone else?) write this?
 
N.D.

N.D.

Visionary
KrazyKanuck rings a bell. Can't remember if it was tournament or ring, was definitely micro to very low stakes buy in($5 is my max tourney buy in right now, and as a very special treat of course). Why would someone famous be in micro to very low stakes?
 
ska7e101

ska7e101

Guest
I played with JJ Liu today, if you consider her famous. She was dressed in all black on FT. I asked her if she was planning on attending a funeral later on today, and she said she went to one a few days ago.

I quickly apologized...:icon_sile...
 
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misterekted

Guest
always thought joe buttons was phil ivey, was just the style of play... helluva guy.

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KrazyKanuck rings a bell. Can't remember if it was tournament or ring, was definitely micro to very low stakes buy in($5 is my max tourney buy in right now, and as a very special treat of course). Why would someone famous be in micro to very low stakes?-

krazykanuck will play just about any level depending on whether he got busted up at the higher levels you will find him playing sng's for cheap. good guy though

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I played with a "Devilfish" at party Poker one time at a MTT. He was from europe but not sure if it was really him?--

dunno if david has that name on party poker.... but if you see that name at ultimatebet its mr. ulliot.
 
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