Erik Seidel

United StatesLas Vegas, NV, United States
GPID: BXR 877 ?
Erik Seidel

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Rankings & Key Statistics

United States All Time Money List 4th
Nevada, USA All Time Money List 1st
All Time Money List Current Rank 5th
All Time Money List Best Rank 1st
Global Poker Index Ranking 13th
Popularity Ranking 6th
Best Live Cash $2,472,555
Total Live Earnings $20,811,660

Erik would be a good choice of poker idol for a lot of young players. He goes about his business in a quiet and unassuming manner, yet with ruthless efficiency at the tables, happy to hand the spotlight to the blowhards whilst he gets on with winning 8 WSOP bracelets and a WPT title. A highly respected player amongst his peers, it is somewhat unfortunate that perhaps his highest profile moment was immortalised in the film Rounders when he walked into a Johnny Chan trap when heads up in the 1988 WSOP main event.
(Simon Galloway Jan 2009)