Tom McEvoy is one of the world’s most known poker players. With 4 World
Series Of Poker bracelets and several poker books written by him, one can
say for sure that he has succeeded in the life of poker. He was the first
to win WSOP from just have entered a satellite tourney and with this he
created poker history.
He was born November 14 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He
started playing cards as early as 5 years old. Although one can be a
professional poker player without having started this early but Tom
obviously thought it was best to learn young. He now lives in Las
Vegas and has 3 adult children; Michael, Patrick and Melanie. His
favorite games are No Limit Texas Holdem and Pot Limit Omaha. He used
to be an accountant but when he was laid off from his job in 1978 he
started with poker. One of his biggest hobbies is to watch a lot of
movies when time gives.
He is now part of
the exclusive Team Pokerstars, which consist of;
Tom McEvoy, Wil Weaton,
Isabelle Mercier and Evelyn Ng. If you want a chance to play against him
but don’t have the money to go to the WSOP, you can meet him at Pokerstars.
Tom has been playing poker for a while now, with most of it taking
place at tournaments. He is somewhat a specialist of this type of
poker game. With 4 World Series Of Poker bracelets, over 18 final
tables reaches and 27 money-finishing tournaments, Tom McEvoy
certainly know how to play poker. In 1983 he successfully took these
just 4 years after he started as a professional poker player. Taking 4
of these bracelets at one WSOP is extraordinary and he has made
history in many ways. When he won the World Series Of Poker, from have
entered a satellite, in 1983 he made history for being the first one
who had ever made this.
Below are the best-rated poker books Tom wrote by himself or together with
others: Championship Hold'em, Championship No Limit & Pot Limit Hold 'Em,
Championship Satellite Strategy, The Championship Table: At the World
Series of Poker, Championship Tournament Practice Hands, Beat Texas
Hold'em and several more.