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Definitions

  1. Stu Ungar is the best no limit player to ever play the game. (Web site)
  2. Stu Ungar was a perfect example of that.
  3. Stu Ungar, the gin rummy master, made his World Series of Poker Main Event debut in 1980.
  4. 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.
  5. Stu Ungar is still known to be one of the greatest poker players of our time and will be long remembered.

York

  1. Stu Ungar was born and raised in New York.

Day

  1. 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). (Web site)
  2. One day in 1970, Stu Ungar, accompanied by an entourage of mobsters, made his way to the Pennsylvania Hotel on 7th Avenue in Manhattan. (Web site)

First Time

  1. The first time I saw Stu Ungar he was already a two-time world champion.

Bright

  1. Sadly, all is not cheerful and bright when talking about Stu Ungar.

Drugs

  1. Like Stu Ungar later on, his career was overshadowed by drugs, popular during the 1970s, especially cocaine and heroin.
  2. Stu Ungar lost all of his 1997 WSOP prize over the course of the next few months, mainly on drugs and sports betting. (Web site)

Anyone

  1. Only Tyson can beat Tyson," and I think that applied to Stu Ungar more than anyone I ever knew.

Public Eye

  1. In the months following the 1998 WSOP, Stu Ungar vanished from the public eye.

Life Story

  1. Nolan Dalla is writing Behind the Shades, the life story of Stu Ungar (due out this summer).

Short Life

  1. Stu Ungar only entered 30 high stakes poker tournaments in his short life.

Drug Overdose

  1. Stu Ungar missed a final table do to a drug overdose.

Baxter

  1. 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.

First

  1. I first met Stu Ungar in the late 1970s. (Web site)
  2. First I'd like to thank the late stu ungar for his thoughts. (Web site)

Poker Tournament

  1. 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.

Poker Players

  1. 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. (Web site)

Money

  1. Slim didn't win all of his bets, he actually played Gin Rummy against Stu Ungar for money. (Web site)
  2. Stu Ungar also once won a large amount of money (over $1.5 million) on a series of horse races.

Wsop Main Event

  1. 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. (Web site)

Poker Main Event

  1. 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.

Poker History

  1. 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.
  2. Flack's WSOP final table record is as impressive as anyone in poker history, with the exception of the late Stu Ungar.

Greatest Poker Players

  1. 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. (Web site)

Time

  1. 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.
  2. Stu Ungar, 2001 When anyone talks about the greatest poker players of all time, Stu Ungar's name will surface immediately. (Web site)

Ungar

  1. Stu Ungar - Ungar was originally a champion gin player. (Web site)

Las Vegas

  1. 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.

People

  1. So were people like Phil Hellmuth, Stu Ungar, and others already in the Poker Hall of Fame. (Web site)

Cheating

  1. Stu Ungar was fined in 1982 by the New Jersey Gaming Commission for allegedly cheating while playing blackjack in an Atlantic City casino.

Main Events

  1. 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. (Web site)

Game

  1. When it came to "playing the game", Stu Ungar was in a league of his own.

Blackjack

  1. Stu Ungar moved to poker when he was banned from blackjack. (Web site)
  2. 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.

Wsop

  1. A few players have won the WSOP multiple times, including Stu Ungar who won in 1980, 1981, and 1997.
  2. Stu Ungar won the WSOP in 1980 and 1981, becoming the youngest Poker champ at the time.

Johnny Moss

  1. 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.
  2. Stu Ungar joined Johnny Moss as the only player to win three world championships.

First Page

  1. 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. (Web site)

History

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. 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. (Web site)

Youngest Winner

  1. 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. (Web site)

World Series

  1. Stu Ungar also won the World Series of Poker three times. (Web site)

Poker

  1. Andy Black was knocked out of the 1997 World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event by the eventual winner, Stu Ungar.
  2. Only one man in history captured titles at both the WSOP and the Super Bowl of Poker, and that man was Stu Ungar.
  3. He is one of two people (besides Stu Ungar) to ever win the World Series of Poker on three separate occasions.

Stu Ungar

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bobby Baldwin, casino exec., is the youngest winner in World Series of Poker main event history, to be superseded by Stu Ungar in 1980.

Categories

  1. Culture > Entertainment > Games > Poker
  2. Youngest Winner
  3. Culture > Sports > Baseball > World Series
  4. First Page
  5. Entertainment > Games > Poker > Johnny Moss
  6. Books about "Stu Ungar" in Amazon.com

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