Tom Marchese

word type: noun

  1. A high stakes cash game player on PokerStars known as "kingsofcards" who won the 2010 NAPT Venetian Main Event.

Poker Career

Tom Marchese, whose screen name is 'kingsofcards' on PokerStars. According to tracking websites, Marchese is a regular at $25-$50 No Limit Hold'em 6max cash games. He's also been seen at $25-$50 No Limit Hold'em full ring games. At each of those games, Marchese has shown a consistent profit. Prior to winning the NAPT Venetian Main Event, he had never won a live poker tournament.


Marchese is a 22-year-old (as of 2010) pro poker player from Parsipity, New Jersey.

NAPT Venetian Main Event

Marchese won the first ever NAPT Venetian Main Event, played in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final table payouts were as follows:

Final table payouts:

1st: Tom Marchese (USA) - $827,648
2nd: Sam Stein ( Player, USA) - $522,306
3rd: Daniel Clemente (USA) - $309,366
4th: Yunus Jamal (USA) - $241,064
5th: David Paredes (USA) - $184,816
6th: Thomas Fuller (USA) - $144,639
7th: 'Miami' John Cernuto (USA) - $104,461
8th: Eric Blair ( Player, USA) - $60,266