Erik Seidel was born on the 6th of November in the year of 1959. He is a poker player from America of the professional level. He comes from Las Vegas in Nevada. He is the winner of eight bracelets in the series of world poker. He also has a title of the world tour of poker to his name. His name was inducted with a membership in the hall of fame of world poker. He took birth in the city of New York. He was a backgammon player of the tournament originally for as long as eight years.
Eventually with time and moving interests, Erik Seidel started investing in the stock market and finally went to play the game of poker. He was in the groups that are now famous in the world of poker like, Mayfair Club which had players like Stu Unger, Mickey Appleman, Jay Hemowiz, Howard Lederer, Steve Zolotow, Jason Lester, Paul Magriel etc. He came to the position of the runner up in the first tournament of major tournament in the life of Erik Seidel.
This was the main event of the series of world poker in the year of 1988. The person who finished first was Johnny Chan. in the movie the Rounders, the final had could be seen as it was featured in the movie. in the year of 1999, Seidel again made it to the main event of the world series of poker and finished in the fourth place. The winner of this event was Noel Furlong. in the year of 1992, he won his first bracelet in the world series of poker. He has won seven more bracelets since then and the most recent one was in the year of 2007. , Erik Seidel has managed to win bracelets in Hold’em, Seven Draw, Deuce and Omaha and more. There are only four players who have won bracelets more than him. These players are Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan and Moss Johnny.
While playing in the tour of world poker in its sixth season, he own Poker Classic of Fox woods of the world poker tour and earned a sum of $992890. The Full Tilt Poker has him as a part of their design team. Seidel finished with a position of second at Aussie Millions in the year of 2007 during the season of January. The event was of 100k and he won a su of $5000000. the first position was taken by Erick Lindgren.