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2011 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Oct/06/2011
2011 Poker Hall of Fame

The 2011 Poker Hall of Fame nominees have been revealed.

Qualifications for the Hall of Fame include the following:

A player must have played poker against acknowledged top competition

Played for high stakes

Played consistently well, gaining the respect of peers

Stood the test of time

Or, for non-players, contributed to the overall growth and success of the game of poker, with indelible positive and lasting results.

Nominees must also be 40 years of age.

And the nominees are:

Annie Duke, who is the most profitable poker players among femails over the past decade.  

Barry Greenstein has been donating all of tournament winnings to charity.  He has won $7.5 million in live tournaments thus far. 

Jennifer Harman is considered the best female cash player of all time. 

Linda Johnson has not been active in tournament play recently but is known for her sale of Card Player Magazine to Barry Shulman.  She won a WSOP bracelet in 1997.  Johnson was dubbed “The first lady of poker” by Mike Sexton.

Other nominees include Marcel Luske, Jack McClelland, Tom McEvoy, Scotty Nguyen and Huck Seed. 

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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