Though Trickett is second for all time money listings, Chris Moorman is another British player who has earned more than his fair share of online tournament wins. The lad, originally from Brighton, has earned more than $9.8 million in his online tournaments and is looking to break through the $10 million mark by the end of the year. Currently, he is a regular at tournaments and is regularly in the media.
Roberto Romanello is another great candidate, having earned a title for both the World Poker Tour as well as the European Poker Tour. He has earned more than $2.8 million in winnings from live tournaments and has proven he knows how to work a poker table while still being perfectly willing to play a low budget game at a local casino.
Sam Grafton is believed by many to be the biggest personality that the UK has ever had for poker. While there may not be too many real characters left in the game, all having resorted to being emotionless poker faces, Grafton allows his personality to shine through his humor, intelligence and interesting sense of fashion.
Finally, Stephen Chidwick is a name that has been seen crushing the competition through online tournaments and live tournaments alike, and not just through Texas Hold ‘Em; in fact, he is just as adept with Omaha Hi-Lo and Seven Card Stud as he is with No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em. Chidwick is among the best players in the UK and in the world.
There are, in fact, a number of other British poker players who are perfectly deserving to gain sponsorship deals.
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