T.J. Cloutier

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  1. A legend of professional tournament poker with six World Series of Poker bracelets and has authored many popular poker theory books.

Historical Fact

Cloutier is the only person in the history of the World Series of Poker to have won events in all three types of Omaha – Pot Limit High, Limit High, and Limit 8-or-Better Hi-Low Split.

Event Wins

YearTournament(US$) Prize Won
1987$1,000 Limit Omaha Hi$72,000
1994$1,500 Limit Omaha 8 or Better$135,000
1994$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha$163,000
1998$2,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi$136,000
2004$1,500 Seven Card Razz$90,500
2005$5,000 No Limit Hold'em$657,100


Cloutier has authored the following books along with pro Tom McEvoy: Championship Tournament Practice Hands, Championship Holdem, Championship Omaha, Championship No-Limit and Pot Limit Hold'em. On his own he wrote How To Win The Championship: Hold'em Strategies For The Final Table.