Pham Adds Over $450,000 To Lifetime Earnings

Published on March 17th, 2018 7:54 pm EST

David Pham - The Dragon - Illustration.During the "poker boom" days, David "The Dragon" Pham was regarded as one of the best tournament players in the world.

Pham was shockingly consistent, regularly going deep in the tournaments that he played. Over a six month span in 2007-08, Pham collected over a million dollars in tournament cashes after finishing in second place at the 2007 Legends of Poker and in fourth place at the 2008 PCA.

While many other poker players have busted out or moved on to other things since the start of the "poker boom" in 2003, Pham has continued to play and post results. Pham re-entered the news in a major way over the past couple of weeks, as he managed to take down two separate tournaments.

The first win for Pham came at the $1,500 + $100 No Limit Hold'em Championship at the 2018 Wynn Spring Classic. Pham outlasted names such as Kurt Jewell and Danny Wong to take down the first place prize of $240,254.

Less than two weeks later, Pham resurfaced at the WSOP Circuit event in Los Angeles and won yet again. Pham had to overcome some well-known names such as Owen Crowe and Kristy Arnett Moreno to take down the first place prize of $216,790.


These two victories put Pham over the $10 million mark when it comes to total lifetime tournament cashes, as his total live earnings number now sits at over $10.4 million. These results moved Pham past the likes of TJ Cloutier and Gus Hansen on the all-time money list.


Pham, who has three World Series of Poker bracelets in his collection, is proving that poker doesn't necessarily have to be a young man's game, as he is currently 51 years of age.


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