How rich is Chris Ferguson?
Chris Ferguson Net Worth:
|Birth date:||April 11, 1963|
|Birth place:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Profession:||Professional Poker Player|
|Education:||University of California, Los Angeles|
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American professional poker player Chris Ferguson comes with an estimated net worth of $80 million. He was born Christopher Philip Ferguson on April 11, 1963 in Los Angeles, California to parents who both have doctoral degrees in mathematics. His father, Thomas Ferguson, educates game theory and theoretical probability at University of California, Los Angeles. His father attended UCLA where he earned a Ph.D. in computer science, focusing on virtual network algorithms, after five years as an undergraduate and 13 years as a graduate student in 1999. His advisor was Leonard KIeinrock.
Chris Ferguson Net Worth $80 Million
Ferguson started playing at age ten. Known for his mathematical type of play, he’s won five World Series of Poker events like the 2000 WSOP Main event, and the 2008 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. He’s part of Tiltware, along with Howard Lederer and Ray Bitar, who started the “Full Tilt Poker” online gambling site. Based on the grievance, they were running a Ponzi scheme that paid out $444 million of customer cash to themselves and the firm’s owners. He’s interests that included his presidency of a swing dancing team at UCLA along with his ability to throw playing cards fast enough to cut through bananas, carrots, and even melons.