DAVID BENYAMINE broke? Apparently he was seen at the hustler casino in LA playing 5/5 no limit.isnt this the dude who use to buy in for 900k in games??wow all these 'pros' are really nothing. Benyamine played high stakes online poker under his own name at “Full Tilt Poker” till the site shut down. He is a Pot-Limit Omaha specialist. In 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceeded $4,500,000.
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David Benyamine (born July 5, 1972 in Paris, France) is a French professional poker player with a World Poker Tour title. Benyamine was a professional tennis player in his early career but had to retire because of shoulder pain. He was also a successful top ten billiards player in France. He learned poker at the age of 12 and plays high-stakes cash games on a regular basis. Benyamine was deported from the United States during 2004. His name was the same or similar to one on the terrorist 'watch list', but the resolution was that he was deported for not having a work permit. Benyamine lives in Henderson, Nevada.
World Poker Tour
Benyamine has made four final tables in World Poker Tour (WPT) open events: the 2003 Grand Prix de Paris (second season) - 1st place (€357,200); the 2004 L.A. Poker Classic (second season) - 6th place ($132,355); the 2008 Bellagio Cup IV (seventh season) - 2nd place ($840,295) and the 2010 WPT Championship (eighth season) - 4th place ($329,228)-He won the Premier League of Poker IV. He is also the winner of the WPT Battle of Champions II invitational event, where he defeated a final table including Hoyt Corkins, Mel Judah, Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak.
World Series of Poker
Lotto max winning ticket sold. Benyamine is primarily a cash game player, but due to comments from his friends, he started playing tournaments more regularly during the 2008 World Series of Poker. He has made four WSOP final tables, three of which were in 2008, as well as his one bracelet.
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Other poker activities
Benyamine played high stakes online poker under his own name at Full Tilt Poker until the site what shut down. Benyamine is a Pot-Limit Omaha specialist. As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $4,500,000. His 10 cashes at the WSOP account for $1,206,561 of those winnings.
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David Benyamine is a French professional poker player with a World Poker Tour title.
Born in 1972 in Paris, France, Benyamine was a successful tennis player and billiards player in France before getting involved in poker. He first learned how to play poker when he was 12 but he didn't get seriously involved until a friend who worked at the Aviation Club de France brought him along to play.
He started playing low-limit games and worked his way up from there. He gradually developed into an accomplished player who climbed up the ranks of professional poker. He racked up several win when touring the European poker circuit while also playing in highest-stakes cash games in the world.
His first big finish came in the 2003 Grand Prix de Paris held at the Aviation Club during season 2 of the WPT when he came in 2st place and won $430,969. His next big finish was another final table he made during season two of the WPT at the L.A. Poker Classic where he finished in 6th place for $94,540.
His next notable finish was his 7th place finish in the 2008 Bellagio Cup IV during season 7 of the WPT where he finished in 2nd place for $840,295.
He is also the winner of the WPT Battle of Champions II invitational event, where he defeated a final table including Mel Judah, Hoyt Corkins, Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak. He has 10 WPT cashes (including 3 final tables) for total WPT winnings of $1,560,029.
Benyamine won his only WSOP bracelet in the 2008 $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split, earning $535,687. He has 8 WSOP cashes for $1,053,870. He has made four WSOP final tables, three of which were in 2008. He has said that he would like to win the WSOP main event one day.
Benyamine is a Pot-Limit Omaha specialist and is primarily a cash-game player. He plays high-stakes online poker under his own name at Full Tilt Poker and is sponsored by them. As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $3,400,000. He is engaged to professional poker and blackjack player Erica Schoenberg.
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