Texas holdem participant known for his online achievement as well while winning the Globe Series of Texas holdem in seven-card stud. His achievement online, including over 300 best three finishes, resulted in taking part in live competitions. He lives in Mexico, that allows him in order to avoid US restrictions on internet poker. He was created in Michigan but elevated in Oklahoma. He and Chris Moneymaker both produced their names on-line before winning a global Series of Texas holdem bracelet.