Your favorite poker pro and why!

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Who is your favorite poker pro and why? My favorites have to be Daniel Negreanu, since he is canadian and born in the same city as me (hometown pride, baby!), and because of his sick reads and class. I also like Patrick Antonius. I think he has the ultimate stone-cold bluff face. No emotion. Just cool calculated decisions.
 
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I like Daniel alot, he seems like a genuine guy. His read is just out of this world. Eric Lindgren is a class act aswell, i dont like Gus Hansen as mutch but i like to follow his progress as he plays so unlike many other pros.

Other notable ones are Mike Matusow, because hes like a big baby, showing his emotions when he wins and looses, a colorfull character, i like him

I love doyles blog aswell even if i dont find him the best player around, he realy has a nice look on life and the amount of friends he has is just a testiment to that, an absolute class. Barry Greenstein is a nice guy aswell

Ive never rated Ivey, Ramer, Juanda and Cunningham alot. They dont catch my eye and suckout way to often for my liking. And i realy dislike jennifer tilly, its beond me how she can be a pro poker player, she has no read, makes ridicoulus plays and always looks easy to read, talks alot when she doesnt have a hand and then shuts up when she has the nuts.
 
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I think Cunningham is deadly. I never see him make too many mistakes.When i've watched him play he usually goes all-in with the best hand pre-flop. I believe that Ivey is overrated and not the best in the world as so many claim, but he is damn good nonetheless. He would eat amateurs alive. Even Daniel mentioned in a recent blog titled "Ivey is good..." or something akin to that. Tilley is a dunce.
 
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Don't watch a ton of poker, but Ivey and Cunningham would definitely be near the top. DN is as well but I'd put him just below both Ivey and Cunningham.
 
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I'd hafta go wit Negreanu.

Mainly because he's so good at pot size management.

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Todd Brunson

This guy has got to be my favorite. Not because of the way he plays or anything but because I met him in Vegas on time and he was a hell of a nice guy. We talked about all sorts of things from family to fishing. He was in no rush and had all the time in the world.

We ended up talking about this show called Cold Wars that you can only get at digitalfuntown. He saw the show a couple time and said he enjoyed it. I was like wow cause thats gotta be my favorite show. You can check it out if you want at......

http://www.digitalfuntown.com/showchannel.php?page=8&title=Alaska&swf=alaska&fcontent_id=123
 
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I like anyone who shows class at the table and is a great competitor. My top 5 would have to be....1) Negreanu 2) Lindgren 3) Doyle 4) Harrington and 5) Cunningham.
One of the reason's poker is so interesting is that you can take different styles like Harrington and Gus Hansen and see so much success and good results
 
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Negreanu-no contest. He's a great poker player. Mature, funny, kind. Seems like an all-around nice guy. Fun to watch. Able to take a bad beat.

Gus Hansen 2nd. Again, good player, interesting to watch, not a baby like Phil and Mike.
 
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Hellmuth, Ivey, Negreanu, Cunningham, Doyle, and Fergusen. No particular order.
 
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Tuan Le cuz of his aggressive style and his lisp.
 
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You know, I usually agree with him when he's on a rant. It's ugly, but he's usually right on the button.


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Doesn't make him any less of a baby. He makes money BECAUSE of the bad plays that sometimes result in suck-outs, instead of crying about it he should be inviting the players to play with him again.
 
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Scotty Nguyen baby, too cool, Vegas style baby...

Johnny Chan... too cool also...

Of course Kid Poker, a real pro..
 
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Cunningham and Antonius since they just shut up and get on with the game and are both awsome.

Also kenny tran after i saw him call a 3 barrel bluff with q high to take the pot
 
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it's always fun to watch the more outgoing/crazy guys on tv but Chris Ferguson is probably my favorite
 
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I used to watch poker years ago on channel 5 (england) at silly oclock in the morning, which is what got me intrsted in the game in the first place. So now I play alot of poker and swing so much right now so I watch alot on the net and here are some my favorates-

Daniel Nagrarneu- amazing reads and seems like a great guy to play poker with.

Gus Hansen- He scares me some of the cards he plays, but as he shown on HSP not afaid to play horrible to get a result.

Scotty win baby- just for his interviews

I laso like watching Ivey amd hellmuth play even if hellmuth whinges like my 4 year old nephew its funny to watch him all in at hyper speed.

I watched Jenifer Tilly twice now on poker after dark and I dont like the way she plays or calls the people around her geniuses. She should zip it a little and act like she should be there.
 
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think gus has to be my fav, his moves or so unpredictable that it is scary, jus the way he sits and plays. i would like to sit down with him and play some good poker, my least favorite is jamie gold, i think he is overrated
 
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Chris Ferguson. Cause we both wear cool hats.
(and he's the best heads-up player, bar none)
 
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Daniel Negreanu - because hes a hell of a nice guy at the table.

Stu Ungar - because he was the greatest ever .... although you dont see him on the TV so much these days.
 
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Nam Le

I think my favorite is probably Nam Le because he is a very sound player for being such a young guy. I also like his brother Tuan Le. They are both solid hold'em players, but I wouldn't be surprised to see them both do quite well in the HORSE events. Outside of Holdem I think Barry Greenstein is the man because he is just an all around good guy.
 
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I love watching Cunningham and Jesus, but my all time fave gotta be Freddie Deeb. He looks like my uncle; hell, he looks like EVERYBODY'S uncle.
 
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