David Chiu

United States Roland Heights, CA, United States
GPID: GGJ 785 ?
David Chiu

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Rankings & Key Statistics

United States All Time Money List 39th
California, USA All Time Money List 12th
All Time Money List Current Rank 59th
All Time Money List Best Rank 21st
Global Poker Index Ranking 385th
Popularity Ranking 177th
Best Live Cash $3,389,140
Total Live Earnings $7,894,262

Won the Tournament of Champions in 1999; finished 10th in the main event in 1996; won the $5,000 stud event at 2000's World Series ; revered for his great 'reading' skills.

David is known as a Limit Hold'em specialist having won WSOP bracelets in the 1996 $2,000 Limit Hold'em and the 1998 $3,000 Limit Hold'em. He also has a lot of other WSOP Limit Hold'em final tables and tournament wins in non WSOP Limit Hold'em events.

Those aren't the only two WSOP bracelets he has though, winning his third in the 2000 $5,000 7 Card Stud and his 4th in the 2005 $5,000 Omaha Hi/Lo.

His biggest pay day though came in the 2008 Sixth Annual Five Star World Poker Classic $25,000 WPT Championship event. He staged a dramatic come back against Gus Hansen to win the event and a $3,389,140 first place prize. With $6,476,329 in career winnings he is currently 30th in the all time money list and is 22nd on the WSOP cashes list.

-Nov '09