Harrington and Seidel inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Oct 20, 2010 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

It was announced Tuesday morning that Dan Harrington and Erik Seidel will be the two members of the 2010 class inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. Seidel and Harrington have both had storied poker careers –careers that surely have not seen the final chapter written just yet—and were able to beat out eight other worthy finalists for the honor.

Seidel has quietly amassed an astounding 8 WSOP bracelets, and is most famously known for his runner-up finish in the 1988 WSOP Main Event –a scene that was immortalized in the movie Rounders. Seidel has also won a WPT title and has over $10 million in career tournament winnings.

Seidel began his poker career as a cash game player in New York, where he competed against fellow card players like Steve Zolotow and Howard Lederer, as well as his fellow 2010 HOF inductee Dan Harrington, before moving to Vegas.

Harrington won the 1995 WSOP Main Event, and made two improbable runs to the final table in 2003 and 2004 –a feat considered one of the greatest in poker history. In all, Harrington has reached an astounding four WSOP Main Event Final Tables, has two WSOP bracelets, and a WPT title! With the poker boom in full swing Harrington penned what is considered the seminal work on tournament poker, a 3-Part series dubbed Harrington on Hold’ Em.

Congratulations to Dan Harrington and Erik Seidel, the 2010 Poker Hall of Fame inductees.

Top Poker Sites

Poker Room
Bonus Code
Bonus
Review
Download

#1

Poker Stars

STARS600
$600

#2

Full Tilt Poker

PNB600
$600

#3

Lock Poker

PNB1200
$1200

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,



Leave a Reply

High Stakes News

Promotional News

Poker Night In America Debuts New Live Poker Show Featuring Celebrities
Poker Night in America is introducing a new poker show format on CBS, …
Read more

PokerStars Celebrates French-Spanish Shared Liquidity With FRESH Tournament
French and Spanish online poker players are now able to share liquidit …
Read more

PokerStars Rebrands Turbo Championship Of Online Poker (TCOOP) Into 2018 Turbo Series
PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world has hosted i …
Read more

Global Poker Launches Grizzly Games Online Tournament With $1.5 Million In Virtual Cash
Global Poker launched its Global Poker Championships in 2017 with the …
Read more