John Juanda

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  1. A four time WSOP bracelet winner and winner of the prestigious Cardplayer Magazine Player of the Year award two times whose live tournament winnings exceed $9,300,000.

Historical Note

Juanda has made six World Poker Tour final tables and has never won a title.

Notable Event Finishes

YearTournament(US$) Prize Won
2002$1,500 WSOP Triple Draw Lowball Ace to Five$49,620
2003$2,500 WSOP Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Split$130,200
2003$2,500 WSOP Pot Limit Omaha $203,840
2005Monte Carlo Millions (2nd Place)$500,000
2006$73,000 Australian Speed Poker Event$732,000
2008£10,000 WSOP Europe No Limit Main Event$1,580,096


Juanda is a sponsored pro for Full Tilt Poker.

Personal History

Juanda used to be a door-to-door Bible salesman and hopes to eventually earn a doctorate degree. He was a high school track star and graduated from Oklahoma State University and later received an MBA from Seattle University.