Who are the Faces Behind the WSOP.com Screen Names?

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You may not even realize when you’re facing a big name pro during the WSOP online poker series. That’s because only screen names are shown on the poker site. But we’ve compiled a lengthy list attaching the real names of familiar faces to their internet monikers.

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You may not notice it from this picture, but Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth are both seated at this table. (Image: WSOP.com)

The World Series of Poker is officially underway, although the series is quite different than the past 50 years. Due to COVID-19, the WSOP was moved to WSOP.com for 31 bracelet events, and 54 more on GGPoker until Sep. 6.

Organizers of poker’s most popular annual festival still hope for a live series in Las Vegas in the fall. But that’s all contingent on the continued spread of the coronavirus. For the time being, the poker community is focused on the face-less online poker series.

Online Poker Screen Names Revealed

If you happen to notice “philivey” is seated at your WSOP.com table, you aren’t facing Phil Ivey. Instead, your opponent is actually Ari Engel, who snagged the screen name. Daniel Negreanu’s moniker, however, is quite easy to figure out. DNegs is, predictably, “DNegs.”

Real Name WSOP.com Name
Ali Imsirovic sasukeuchiha
Andrew Lichtenberger WATCHGUY42
Andy Bloch rkkrb
Ankush Mandavia rickrosstheb
Anthony Zinno heheh
Ari Engel philivey
Ben Yu WhyIsGamora
Blake Bohn CheeeetahGirl
Brad Owen mrmonkeybear
Brandon Shack-Harris pretty_noose
Brian Altman JackBogle
Brian Rast tsarrast
Bryan Piccioli 1_blue_i
Chance Kornuth BingShui
Chip Jett zaack
Chris Ferguson camdi
Chris Moorman Robotbob47
Connor Drinan 666666
Cord Garcia BodogAri
Daniel Negreanu Dnegs
Darren Elias darrenelias
David “Bakes” Baker younpitts
David Williams dwpoker
Eric Baldwin CircleBall
Erica Lindgren huckcheevers
Gordon Vayo velleux
Jake Toole tooletime13
James Carroll meatsweats
Jamie Kerstetter DanBilzerian
Jarred Jaffe DarrensRabbi
Jason Somerville haderade
Jeff Platt mavsusc
Jeremy Ausmus Chipchecka
Jesse Sylvia MrJesseJames
Joe McKeehen fanofdapoker
John Esposito rainman3817
Joseph Cheong blueberry
Kathy Liebert Luckygal
Landon Tice ActionDealer
Layne Flack scoop87
Maria Konnikova bluerat
Matt Berkey berkey11_s4y
Matt Stout RubberFIst
Max Pescatori MaxSparrow
Mike Delvecchio THICC
Mike Matusow mouth123
Nick Schulman cashUSklay
Norman Chad normanchad
Olivier Busquet theseus
Phil Hellmuth Lumestackin
Ralph Perry sosana
Randy Ohel StayAlive
Roland Israelashvili prngls12
Ryan Depaulo joeyisamush
Ryan Laplante protential
Ryan Riess bitc0in
Ryan Tosoc Toosick
Shannon Shorr aulophobia
Tim Reilly uNORTHOdox
Tony Dunst Panoramic
Upeshka De Silva gomezhamburg

We’ll add to this list throughout the summer with more names as they begin to compete in the WSOP online poker  series.

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