The poker best player hall of fame exclusively ushers in professional players; getting membership has been almost insuperable. In the same vein, garnering bracelets or winning the world poker main events has been highly elusive as even these professionals barely remain on the pedestal without being toppled suddenly. However, there are players who are determined to play extraordinarily when a global platform opportunity is availed. Such profound pros cannot be discussed without mentioning one Johnson “John” Juanda for his exemplary five WSOP bracelets and one certain hand in that he had to hold “trips” facing Tony G Royal Flush. Although not as prominent as other renowned players at the world top ranks, his accomplishments are quite impeccable.
He made a sanguine appearance in 2001 and 2002 when he was named Card Players Magazine’s best event player of the year, parceling four WSOP bracelets and winning the WPO championships title respectively. The $500,000 he garnered at the Monte Carlo WSOP event at the 6th place juxtaposes his second finish in the FullTiltPoker.Net event, Monte Carlo vouches for his abilities. Nevertheless, in the 2006 Crown’s Australian-Poker Championships he won $732,901. John also won the 2008 WSOPE No-Limit Hold’ em main tournament, taking home ,580,096. With all his six appearances at the World Poker Tour, he is yet to win the title. But he cannot be underestimated as he has fifty four cashes at the World Series of Poker account standing at $3,902,221.
Although he had been inactive up to 2011, his recent remarkable earnings include the Hold ‘em major event where he managed to rake off ,539,250. In the Draw-Lowball-Championship, he acquired $367,170. The only hope is he plunges into the arena with more vigor and vitality to win bracelets. Nonetheless, he has distinguished accolades making him a top-notch in the poker industry.