Geboren in Los Angeles ist Chris Ferguson bis heute eine der außergewöhnlichsten Persönlichkeiten der Pokerszene. Mit seinem dunkel wallenden Haar. Christopher „Chris“ Philip Ferguson ist ein professioneller US-amerikanischer Pokerspieler. Eine Woche vor der World Series of Poker hat der ehemalige Full Tilt Poker-Besitzer Chris Ferguson ein Sekunden-Video bei Vimeo.
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In the Main Event, he finished 26th out of 2, professional poker players. He achieved the same position at the event, this time losing to Ted Forrest.
He finally won the tournament in , by defeating poker pro Andy Bloch. Chris Ferguson net worth is considered in the top 5 among the worlds richest poker players.
Something that cannot go unmentioned in a page dedicated to Chris Ferguson is the Full Tilt scandal. Due to his skill as both a computer guru and a poker player, Ferguson is extremely gifted at developing gaming software.
He helped to create the software for what became one of the largest online poker platforms. After only a short time, the Full Tilt poker platform exploded in terms of its popularity and player base.
However, when the United States Government shut down all poker sites on 15th April , the Full Tilt site crashed almost as quickly as it had built up.
A lot of things went wrong for the company after the shut-down for various reasons. Both Ferguson's parents have doctoral degrees in mathematics and his father, Thomas S.
Ferguson , teaches game theory and theoretical probability at UCLA. Ferguson began playing poker at the age of In college, he honed his skill on IRC poker playing online for play money in chat rooms.
In , he began playing in tournaments in California and in , he entered his first World Series of Poker. He is a relatively quiet player who often adopts a characteristic motionless pose to avoid providing information to his opponents.
He adopted his trademark wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses consciously, to point towards a table image that does not display outright the fact that he was a college student.
He followed this up by defeating T. He made the finals again in , but again finished second, this time to Ted Forrest.
In , he made the finals for the third time, this time defeating Andy Bloch and winning the title. In addition to his six bracelets, Ferguson was the first player to have won three World Series of Poker Circuit rings.
In , Ferguson was one of the founders of the online poker site Full Tilt Poker. The amended complaint alleged that Chris Ferguson, Howard Lederer , and Rafe Furst "lined their own pockets with funds picked from the pockets of their most loyal customers while blithely lying to both players and the public alike about the safety and security of the money deposited.
Zach Yost photo For complete results from these events, please visit www. Following the 11th fastest lap overall in time trials, Ferguson jumped up one spot in his heat race to place third.
Unable to gain any momentum, Chris Ferguson was an early retiree from the lapper on lap After Mother Nature dumped a quick shower on the half-mile oval as hot laps were getting underway, Ferguson went on to lay down the eighth fastest time in his group before placing second in his heat behind Devin Moran.
Grabbing the third and final transfer spot in his heat race, Ferguson locked into the 16th-starting position for the main event.
Falling one spot shy of a Top finish in the lap feature, Ferguson faded back to a 11th place outing. Sending the Top 2 into the show, Chris came one spot shy with a third place finish.
With Mother Nature shifting the second round to Saturday afternoon, Chris jumped up three spots to place second.
After fading back to sixth on the opening lap, Chris clawed his way back up to a second place finish behind Ross Bailes with Michael Brown, Dennis Franklin, and Anthony Sanders completing the Top-5 finishers.
Drawing 46 cars, Ferguson followed up the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group with a second place finish in his heat behind Ricky Thornton Jr.
Dropping two positions in the lap feature, Chris notched a ninth place finish. Todd Boyd photos The following night for two rounds of heat races, Chris marched forward three spots in his first heat to place fifth.
Ferguson put his Diff-Tran Machining No. Ferguson; in Lucas Oil Victory Lane for the first time outside of his home state; was elated with his win.
I am telling you God is great. I have so many people to thank. When Jonathan got by me, he slid way up in four and I was able to turn under him and beat him into turn one.
We rubbed a little going down the backstretch, but it was just good hard racing. Ferguson battled inside the Top-5 for much of the lap affair before notching a fourth-place finish behind Payton Looney, Kyle Strickler, and Shanon Buckingham.
Ricky Thornton Jr. On Sunday, Chris topped the speed charts in time trials before picking up a lap heat race victory.
Rolling off on the pole after a lengthy rain delay, Ferguson shot in the lead on the opening lap and led the first eight circuits until Billy Moyer snuck by.
Heath Lawson photo Wrestling back the lead a lap later, Chris then grew a comfortable lead until Jonathan Davenport began closing in late.
Davenport forged ahead on lap 42, but Ferguson was able to retain the top spot with a crossover move. Holding off Davenport on the final circuit, Ferguson crossed the finish line just 0.
Drawing 31 cars, Ferguson timed in fastest in his group before picking up an 8-lap heat race victory. Starting the opening night feature in second, Chris faded four spots in the lap affair to register a sixth place finish.
Rolling off 10th for the main event, Ferguson jumped up two spots in the lapper to score an eighth place finish.
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