Famous American Poker Players

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Shannon Elizabeth
(Actress and Poker Player Best Known for Her Films: ‘American Pie’, ‘Scary Movie’, and ‘Love Actually’)
Shannon Elizabeth
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Birthdate: September 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Shannon Elizabeth is best known as Nadia from the iconic sex comedy American Pie. She also appeared in films such as Scary Movie and Thirteen Ghosts, and on shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and Dancing with the Stars. She now manages her non-profit Animal Avengers in South Africa. 
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Dan Bilzerian
(Poker Player, Businessman & Social Media Influencer)
Dan Bilzerian
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Birthdate: December 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States

A social media celebrity and a professional high-stakes poker player, Dan Bilzerian is known for his extravagant lifestyle and penchant for extreme sports. The King of Instagram, who has also acted in quite a few movies, has a huge fan base, but his lifestyle has landed him in multiple controversies and has also caused two heart attacks.

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Robert Iler
(Actor and Poker Player Known for His Role as ‘A.J. Soprano’ in the TV Series ‘The Sopranos’)
Robert Iler
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Birthdate: March 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Robert Iler is best known as A.J. Soprano from the crime drama series The Sopranos. He is also a skilled poker player. He was part of the podcast Pajama Pants and was also seen in Marilyn Manson's video Dope Hat. He has also appeared in films such as Tadpole.

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Phil Ivey
(Poker Player)
Phil Ivey
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Birthdate: February 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey, USA
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Kane Hodder
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Birthdate: April 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Auburn, California, USA
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Phil Hellmuth
(Poker player)
Phil Hellmuth
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Birthdate: July 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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Trishelle Cannatella
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Birthdate: November 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cut Off, Louisiana, U.S.
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Doyle Brunson
(Poker Player)
Doyle Brunson
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Birthdate: August 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Longworth, Texas, USA
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Chris Moneymaker
(Poker player)
Chris Moneymaker
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Birthdate: November 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S
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Amarillo Slim
(Gambler)
Amarillo Slim
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Birthdate: December 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johnson, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 29, 2012
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Jennifer Shahade
(Chess player)
Jennifer Shahade
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Birthdate: December 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Erik Seidel
(Poker player)
Erik Seidel
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Birthdate: November 6, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Harold Stirling Vanderbilt
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Birthdate: July 6, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakdale, New York, United States
Died: July 4, 1970
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Dan Harrington
(Poker player, Chess player)
Dan Harrington
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Birthdate: December 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Walter Browne
(Chess player, Poker player)
Walter Browne
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Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: June 24, 2015
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Willie Hoppe
(Billiards player)
Willie Hoppe
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Birthdate: October 11, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Died: February 1, 1959