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Erik Seidel Bio

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Born Name

Erik Seidel

Screen Names

erikseidel

Birthday

November 6, 1959

Birth Place

New York, New York USA

Nationality

American

#1 Poker Accomplishment

Erik has won 8 WSOP bracelets and has nearly $21,000,000 in tournament earnings

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Tournament Results

Global Poker Index

Education

High School Graduate

Occupation

Professional Poker Player

Favorite Online Poker Site

Full Tilt Poker

Preferred Game

No Limit Hold'em Tournaments

Relationship Status

Married

Hair Color

Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Past Poker Endorsements

Full Tilt Poker Online Pro

Best Known For

Playing any and all High Roller Tournaments

Little Known Facts

Played professional backgammon and the stock market before taking poker up full time

Finished 4th in the 1999 WSOP Main Event

In his first live, major tournament Erik finished runner up to Johnny Chan in the 1988 WSOP Main Event. This piece of poker history was made infamous in the 1998 movie Rounders.

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