Poker Pros Representing Canada

Canada has produced an abundance of poker pro’s, infact in any given high stake poker tournament there is always a Canuck somewhere near the top. The game itself may seem simple enough but to master it takes many years of dedication. The players below are prime examples of true poker stars. They didn’t get to where they are overnight they have studied the game and the people who play it to gain that winning edge. The only thing that separates the amateurs from the pro’s is experience plain and simple. If you can learn what the pro’s already know your game play will improve and so will the size of your bank account.

Daniel Negreanu

Highlights

  • Wins : 2
  • Final Tables: 7
  • Money Finishes : 14
  • Total Earnings : $12 Million

Aka Kid Poker, Daniel who hails from Toronto is probably one of the most well known Canadian players on the tour today. With 2 wins, 7 final tables and 14 money finishes on the wpt he has proven to be a great competitor not to be taken lightly. One of his main skills is his uncanny ability to read his opponents and the plays they make. Has recently signed up with Poker Stars as his popularity and fame grows.

James Worth

Highlights

  • Wins : 1
  • Final Tables: 5
  • Money Finishes : 3
  • Total Earnings : $700,000

Another upcoming star is James Worth from Oakville, Ontario or the “KrazyKanuk” as he is better known in the poker world. Like all pro’s he lives poker and has made it his full time career with earnings of $700,000. He likes to use an agressive style of play to catch his opponents off guard. At the rate he is going we will likely hear more about James over the course of the year as his poker ranking increases.

Gavin Smith

Highlights

  • Wins : 1
  • Final Tables: 3
  • Money Finishes : 6
  • Total Earnings : $3.5 Million

Canadian born and bred Gavin grew up in Guelph, Ontario and started playing poker at the age of 26. At the ripe age of 39 he has come a long way, to date he has won over $3.5 million at tournaments not bad for a player with the nickname “caveman”. As an easy going table talker he gathers subtle information quickly from his oponents and their hands without them suspecting a thing. With his talent and dedication we will likely see Gavin near the top again one day soon.

Dave Scharf

Highlights

  • Wins : 6
  • Final Tables: 7
  • Money Finishes : 5
  • Total Earnings : $200,000

Dave has had poker in his blood from a very early age growing up in the unlikely poker world of Saskatoon , Sk. Over the years he has done a lot for the game. He was the first person to publish a poker magazine in canada and was a key figure in organizing the canadian poker tour. His success has also followed through to the poker table were over the years he has won $200,000 at various tournaments. Through all his effort and dedication Dave has what it takes to become a poker legend be sure to look out for him in the near future.

Evelyn Ng

Highlights

  • Wins : 0
  • Final Tables: 1
  • Money Finishes : 5
  • Total Earnings : $250,000

Evelyn has proved over the last few years that poker isn’t just for men, infact she has won more money at the game than many can only dream about. She was born in Toronto but now makes Las Vegas her home and has made quite a name for herself there. She recently signed on with the Bodog online poker team as one of the pro representatives. Evy as she is known uses an aggressive style of play and is great at bluffing the other players. A beautiful woman who will go far in the game so far she has earned over $250,000.

Isabelle Mercier

Highlights

  • Wins : 1
  • Final Tables: 3
  • Money Finishes : 8
  • Total Earnings : $500,000

With her fiery red hair and aggressive game play Isabelle is a natural at poker. Coming from Quebec not only does she have the beauty but also the brains, she is a qualified lawyer but gave it up and rightly so. She is part of the poker stars pro team and over a very short period of time has accumulated $500,000 in poker winnings. She will be one to watch this year on the wpt.