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- Stu Ungar is the best no limit player to ever play the game.
- Stu Ungar was a perfect example of that.
- Stu Ungar, the gin rummy master, made his World Series of Poker Main Event debut in 1980.
- Stu Ungar is considered by many contemporaries to be the greatest No Limit Hold'em player of all time, with three WSOP championship titles to his credit.
- Stu Ungar is still known to be one of the greatest poker players of our time and will be long remembered.
- Stu Ungar was born and raised in New York.
- On some poker show once I heard that Stu Ungar was considered by many the best gin player alive (in his day, when not too high or hung over).
- One day in 1970, Stu Ungar, accompanied by an entourage of mobsters, made his way to the Pennsylvania Hotel on 7th Avenue in Manhattan.
- The first time I saw Stu Ungar he was already a two-time world champion.
- Sadly, all is not cheerful and bright when talking about Stu Ungar.
- Like Stu Ungar later on, his career was overshadowed by drugs, popular during the 1970s, especially cocaine and heroin.
- Stu Ungar lost all of his 1997 WSOP prize over the course of the next few months, mainly on drugs and sports betting.
- Only Tyson can beat Tyson," and I think that applied to Stu Ungar more than anyone I ever knew.
- In the months following the 1998 WSOP, Stu Ungar vanished from the public eye.
- Nolan Dalla is writing Behind the Shades, the life story of Stu Ungar (due out this summer).
- Stu Ungar only entered 30 high stakes poker tournaments in his short life.
- Stu Ungar missed a final table do to a drug overdose.
- Though his most well known contribution to poker is that he staked Stu Ungar from 1990 on, Baxter has won 7 of his own World Series of Poker bracelets.
- I first met Stu Ungar in the late 1970s.
- First I'd like to thank the late stu ungar for his thoughts.
- Stu Ungar was once at an airport attempting to fly out of the United States to Europe for a poker tournament with several fellow pros.
- He's got to give me credit for the full house." For poker players, it doesn't get much better than listening to Stu Ungar explain his hold'em play.
- Slim didn't win all of his bets, he actually played Gin Rummy against Stu Ungar for money.
- Stu Ungar also once won a large amount of money (over $1.5 million) on a series of horse races.
- In 1997, Stu Ungar was deeply in debt, but he once again received the $10,000 buy-in to the WSOP main event from Baxter.
- He was also at the final table of the 1997 World Series of Poker main event, won by Stu Ungar, eventually coming in third place.
- He had not played in years and in one of the greatest comebacks in poker history, Stu Ungar won his third World Series of Poker Championship.
- Flack's WSOP final table record is as impressive as anyone in poker history, with the exception of the late Stu Ungar.
- Some of the greatest poker players who were also great backgammon players include Paul Magriel, Erik Seidel, Gus Hansen, and even the legendary Stu Ungar.
- Despite this tragic event, Stu Ungar will be remembered as one of the greatest poker players of all time, and possibly the best gin player who ever lived.
- Stu Ungar, 2001 When anyone talks about the greatest poker players of all time, Stu Ungar's name will surface immediately.
- Stu Ungar - Ungar was originally a champion gin player.
- Stu Ungar never had a bank account in his own name, preferring to keep his money in safe deposit boxes in hotels across Las Vegas.
- So were people like Phil Hellmuth, Stu Ungar, and others already in the Poker Hall of Fame.
- Stu Ungar was fined in 1982 by the New Jersey Gaming Commission for allegedly cheating while playing blackjack in an Atlantic City casino.
- He won the main event twice more, in 1971 and 1974, making him equal first with Stu Ungar for total number of main events won.
- When it came to "playing the game", Stu Ungar was in a league of his own.
- Stu Ungar moved to poker when he was banned from blackjack.
- The fine for this offense was only $500, peanuts to Stu Ungar, but it would also force him to admit he cheated at blackjack, something he refused to do.
- A few players have won the WSOP multiple times, including Stu Ungar who won in 1980, 1981, and 1997.
- Stu Ungar won the WSOP in 1980 and 1981, becoming the youngest Poker champ at the time.
- Johnny Moss won 3, the 70, 71, and 74 World Series of Poker main events, tying him with Stu Ungar for the most WSOP main event titles and 8 bracelets.
- Stu Ungar joined Johnny Moss as the only player to win three world championships.
- On the first page of the brochure there are two pictures: one of Stu Ungar at the top, and his 18-year-old son, Ritchie.
- Stu Ungar -- perhaps one of the best poker players in history -- was playing heads-up (one-on-one) with one of the other great players, Bobby Baldwin.
- Genius is an overused word, but in the history of the game if there is one poker player to whom the term could be fairly applied, it is Stu Ungar.
- When Baldwin won the 1978 World Series of Poker main event he became the youngest winner in its history, to be superseded by Stu Ungar in 1980.
- Stu Ungar also won the World Series of Poker three times.
- Andy Black was knocked out of the 1997 World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event by the eventual winner, Stu Ungar.
- Only one man in history captured titles at both the WSOP and the Super Bowl of Poker, and that man was Stu Ungar.
- He is one of two people (besides Stu Ungar) to ever win the World Series of Poker on three separate occasions.
- In 1981, the second year in a row that Stu Ungar won the World Series of Poker, Kenny placed fourth, three spots ahead of Bobby Baldwin.
- His World Series of Poker win in 1978 made him the youngest winner in history, a feat soon erased when Stu Ungar won in 1980.
- Bobby Baldwin, casino exec., is the youngest winner in World Series of Poker main event history, to be superseded by Stu Ungar in 1980.
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