Home of Poker   Learn Texas Holdem Poker Here
Poker Bonus Codes
Free Play Poker
Poker Freerolls
Poker Reviews
Poker pro's Gallery
Chris Ferguson

More recently in 2008 Chris Ferguson won the world heads up championship, an event he had made the final table in three times no less in just four years, chris also went on to finnish third in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold ‘em event and second in the $5K World Championship 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo event at the wsop.






Chris "Jesus" Ferguson (born April 11, 1963, in Los Angeles, California) is a professional poker player.

Chris Ferguson attended UCLA where he earned a Ph.D. in computer science (focusing on artificial intelligence) in 1999 after five years as an undergraduate and 13 years as a graduate student. His Ph.D. advisor was Leonard Kleinrock. Ferguson's parents have doctorate degrees in mathematics and his father, Thomas Ferguson, teaches game theory at UCLA.

Chris Ferguson was playing poker before age 10. In college he honed his skill on IRC playing poker for play money in chat rooms. In 1994 he began playing in tournaments in California and in 1995 entered his first World Series of Poker. Ferguson beat T. J. Cloutier at the main event of the 2000 WSOP to win the $1.5 million prize.

Chris Ferguson finished runner-up to Phil Hellmuth Jr in the 2005 National Heads-Up Poker Championship. He made the final again in 2006, but again finished second, this time to Ted Forrest.

Chris Ferguson is nicknamed "Jesus" because of his trademark long brown hair and beard. On television some interesting factlets about him have been revealed, including his presidency of a swing dancing club at UCLA as well as his ability to throw playing cards fast enough to cut through bananas, pickles, carrots and even watermelons.

Chris Ferguson is part of the design team for Full Tilt Poker, an online poker web site that opened in July 2004, Infact chris now plays an active part in helping produce the software players expect from a quality online poker room.

As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $7,800,000.

Chris Ferguson World Series of Poker Bracelets

• 2000 $2,500 Seven Card Stud $151,000
• 2000 $10,000 No Limit Hold'em World Championship $1,500,000
• 2001 $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better $164,735
• 2003 $2,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better $123,680
• 2003 $2,000 1/2 Limit Hold'em - 1/2 Seven Card Stud $66,220

In addition to these bracelets, Chris Ferguson also has 2 wins in the World Series of Poker circuit events, Chris ferguson is the only player to date to do so.

To learn more abour chris ferguson and his current poker exploites visit the chris ferguson official web site.

Poker Casino Search

Learn To Play Poker
Poker Hand Rankings
Poker Lingo
Poker Odds
Poker Strategy
Poker Tools Poker Tools
Poker Simulator
Tournament Locator
Freeroll Schedule
Poker Shows On Tv
Poker History Poker History
History Of Poker
WSOP History
Top Poker Bonus Codes Poker News/Gift Ideas
Poker Merchandise Poker Gift Ideas
Annie Duke part of the ultimatebet poker squad of players Online Poker Rooms


About Us About Us Email Us Email Us Disclaimer Disclaimer Advertising Advertising Site map Site Map Link Partners
Home-Of-Poker.com © 2006 - 2013 | All Rights Reserved