THE ORIENT EXPRESS AND POKER LEGEND JOHNNY CHAN
Johnny Chan became an instant poker legend at June 25, 3:18 am on Sunday night at the Rio Pavilion in Las Vegas when he won $303,025 and his tenth WSOP gold bracelet in the $2,500 Pot Limit Holdem event.
Johnny Chan, nicknamed "The Orient Express"became the first player in World Series of Poker history to win ten World Series of Poker titles.
JOHNNY CHAN, one of only two players (Doyle Brunson)
to have won 10 World Series of Poker events was born in 1957 in Canton, China and later moved to Las Vegas, where he he's married with six children and still lives to day.
The Poker Legend
has cashed in for over 50 million in total poker winnings and gained his fame by winning the 1987 and 1988 Texas Holdem Championship event in back to back fashion.
Johnny Chan almost made it three in a row the following year when he finished in second place, only beaten by Phil Helmuth, the new rising star in poker.
The poker legend was born in 1957 in Canton, China and later moved to Las Vegas, where he he's married with six children and still lives to day.
JOHNNY CHANS TEN WSOP VICTORIES
1) 1985 � Limit Holdem.
2) 1987 � No Limit Holdem.
3) 1988 � No Limit Holdem.
4) 1994 � Seven-Card Stud.
5) 1997 � Deuce to Seven Draw.
6) 2000 � Omaha Pot Limit.
7) 2003 � No Limit Holdem.
8) 2003 � Pot Limit Holdem.
9) 2004 - Heads up matches between previous bracelet winners.
10) 20005 - Pot Limit Holdem.
The poker legend was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2002.
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