word type: person
- A former Wall Street analyst and trader who has numerous accomplishments in poker tournaments.
Pronounced Like 'Glaring'
Alan Goehring is known for pioneering a unique style of tournament poker that included minraising before min-raising was fashionable and griping about tournament structure before that was fashionable.
Among his credits in tournament poker are a runner-up finish at the WSOP Main Event in 1999 and winning the first ever $25K WPT championship in 2003.
As of early 2009, his gross tournament receipts top $5M, which is doubly impressive in relation to the relatively low volume of tournaments that he plays.
Here is the final hand between Goehring and Noel Furlong in the 1999 WSOP Main Event: