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Who is Johnny Chan?

I heard about him many times on TV, but who is he?

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John Chan in 2006 World Series of Poker at Rio Las Vegas. Photo by flipchip / LasVegasVegas.com
John Chan in 2006 World Series of Poker at Rio Las Vegas. Photo by flipchip / LasVegasVegas.com
Johnny Chan aka the “Orient Express” is a legend in the poker world. I am sure that if you are a real poker enthusiast, you will know this player from his appearance in the poker movie Rounders. The movie contained footage of Chan’s bracelet win against Erik Seidel in the final table of the 1988 World Series of Poker Main Event. He slow played the nuts on the flop and got Erik to bluff all his chips on the River. read more