What WSOP Main Event Champ Said, “I Have No Plans to Play [Poker] After This”? – PokerNews.com

January 11, 2023 by No Comments

One of the most famous poker players in the world has moved on from the game. This player is a Poker Hall of Famer, a four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, including one from the Main Event, and has more than $7.6 million in lifetime earnings according to the Hendon Mob.

Do you know who it is yet?

If not, here are a few more hints. This player’s best live cash of a smooth $1 million, his only seven-figure score, came in the 1990s. This player was also a force on Poker After Dark, took down the 2009 NBC National Heads-Up Championship, and won the 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions, He also won titles at Late Night Poker, the Carnivale of Poker, and the Full Tilt Poker Doubles Championship alongside partner Allen Cunningham. Finally, he’s known as one of the best prop bettors in the history of poker.

The player we’re talking about is the 6’7” Huck Seed, winner of the 1996 WSOP Main Event.

Spotted in Vietnam

Huck Seed in Vietnam. (Image: Life of Poker)

This past weekend, Life of Poker was offering live updates from the Hanoi Series of Poker (HSOP) Main Event in Vietnam. While there, they grabbed Seed for a quick interview on a 10-mintue break, and while the Poker Hall of Famer wasn’t too talkative, he did let slip some interesting tidbits.

For instance, he revealed that he was in Vietnam visiting some friends – brothers Paul and Peter Kiem, and Robert Kiss – who wanted to play the tournament, so he decided to join.

Seed also claimed, incorrectly, that “I haven’t played in over ten years.”

According to the Hendon Mob, Seed’s last tournament cash came back in the 2016 WSOP when he finished 32nd for $2,597. While Seed amassed low six-figures in tournament winnings in both 2012 and 2013, his most impressive run came during the four-year period of 2008-11 when he amassed $3,188,179 in tournament winnings ($707,980 in 2011; $1,091,248 in 2010; $878,894 in 2009; and $510,057 in 2008).

“Life is short, and I don’t believe you should do one thing all your life.”

Why hasn’t the poker world seen much of Seed?

“Change of lifestyle,” Seed told Life of Poker. “Life is short, and I don’t believe you should do one …….

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