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The 10 Nominees For The 2012 Poker Hall of Fame

The names of the finalists for the Poker Hall of Fame for 2012 are finally announced. And here there are:

- The 49-year-old Vietnamese poker player Thuận B. "Scotty" Nguyễn – he won the WSOP (World Series of Poker) bracelet five times and his personal record includes $11.6 million in career earnings.

- Thor Harald Hansen – in the middle of the 90’s the Norwegian professional poker player was recruited by the famous Larry Flynt to play for him. Hansen has won two WSOP bracelets.

- Christer "Chris" Bjorin – the Swedish player, who avoid a lot of television tournaments and appearances, has earned more than $5 million in his career.

- Jennifer C. Harman-Traniello is the only women among the finalist this year She is the first woman ever that won multiple bracelets from WSOP.

- David Chiu – The 52-year-old Chinese-born player has won more than $7.5 million and 4 WSOP gold bracelets.

- Johnson "John" Juanda – The 41-year old poker pro is the youngest one of the finalists this year. He has amassed over $14 million in his career.

- Eric Drache, who is also well-known as cardroom manager.

- George Hardie;

- Thomas K. McEvoy is not only known as a poker player, he is also an author. McEvoy has 4 WSOP bracelets.

- Brian “Sailor” Roberts.

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