Chris "Jesus" Ferguson left a grease in poker history, but not just about numerous victories and authority. The American was at the epicenter of the loudest poker scandal that was baptized "Black Friday".
One of the patriarchs of the game had to disappear from poker radars for almost 6 years. Chris Ferguson sincerely hated and did not shy away. It was he who founded one of the first poker Full Tilt Poker, which on April 15, 2011 "left with his nose" Tens of thousands of players. Rum accounts frozen through fraudulent schemes, including customer money. The poker community reaction was predicted and "Black Friday" Chris Ferguson was not forgiven to date.
Despite a solid pause in "alive" game, the American managed to accumulate at the oval tables a considerable bankroll. Chris Ferguson closes the top 100 richest poker in history with a prize in almost $ 9.5 million. In the 57-year-old poterist’s collection of 5 poker bracelets, in particular, the most important trophy in offline game. In 2000, Ferguson conquered Main Event Wsop and put a record of $ 1.5 million at the time in his pocket. Chris continues to actively play poker to this day and demonstrates quite good results.
Chris Ferguson. Photo: WSOP.com
At the poker of an experienced pokerist hard with someone to confuse. A charismatic American does not part with a luxurious cowboy hat that he said he brings luck. And even without this accessory Ferguson remains extraordinary. Powerist cannot be imagined without a gorgeous hair and a well -groomed beard. Actually, thanks to such an image, Chris and got his nickname – "Jesus". However, the paradox – the American is atheist.
Chris Ferguson. Photo: Poker Central
In addition to the main class – poker – Chris Ferguson loves to dance swing and has his own dance circle at university. He is known not only as a dancer at the university, before the start of poker career Ferguson for 13 years was teaching activities. Therefore, his opponents at oval tables are dealing with mathematician and Doctor of Computer Science.