Stu Ungar

1953 - 1998

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Stuart Errol Ungar (September 8, 1953 – November 22, 1998) was an American professional poker, blackjack, and gin rummy player, widely regarded to have been the greatest Texas hold 'em and gin player of all time.He is one of two people in poker history to have won the World Series of Poker Main Event three times. He is the only person to win Amarillo Slim's Super Bowl of Poker three times, the world's second most prestigious poker title during its time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stu Ungar has received more than 888,933 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Stu Ungar is the 2nd most popular poker player (up from 3rd in 2019), the 6,864th most popular biography from United States and the 2nd most popular American Poker Player.

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Among poker players, Stu Ungar ranks 2 out of 13Before him are Doyle Brunson. After him are Johnny Moss, Dan Harrington, Daniel Negreanu, Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen, Chris Ferguson, Scotty Nguyen, and Tom Dwan.

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Among people born in 1953, Stu Ungar ranks 283Before him are Jan A. P. Kaczmarek, Alexander Beliavsky, Ladislav Jurkemik, Eve Ensler, Gary Johnson, and Dany Laferrière. After him are Hisako, Princess Takamado, Gideon Levy, Peter Schreyer, Luciana Lamorgese, Gil Birmingham, and Michelle Hurst. Among people deceased in 1998, Stu Ungar ranks 197Before him are Betty Carter, Alice Faye, Robert Young, Pruden, Giovanni Valetti, and Laila Schou Nilsen. After him are André Chorda, Mae Questel, Jesús Loroño, Charles Lang, Rob Pilatus, and Francesc Xavier Bultó.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stu Ungar ranks 6,864 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Herr (1940), Gary Johnson (1953), Judy Greer (1975), Country Joe McDonald (1942), Joseph P. Kerwin (1932), and Holland Roden (1986). After him are Bruce Arena (1951), Andy Roddick (1982), Bob Einstein (1942), Alice Davenport (1864), Stephen Allen Benson (1816), and Dominic Sena (1949).

Among POKER PLAYERS In United States

Among poker players born in United States, Stu Ungar ranks 2Before him are Doyle Brunson (1933). After him are Johnny Moss (1907), Dan Harrington (1945), Phil Hellmuth (1964), Phil Ivey (1977), Chris Ferguson (1963), Tom Dwan (1986), and Joe Cada (1987).