Scotty Nguyen


Total WSOP & Circuit Earnings: $5,201,767  

WSOP Bracelets: 5
WSOP Cashes: 46
WSOP Earnings: $5,100,999

Circuit Rings: 0
Circuit Cashes: 1
Circuit Earnings: $100,768

Birthplace: Nha Trang, Vietnam
Resides: Henderson, NV

• Scotty Nguyen is the 1998 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion. He is also the 2008 $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Champion. Nguyen ranks among the highest-earning tournament players of all time.
• At age 14, Nguyen came to America from his war-torn homeland of Vietnam, eventually settling in the Los Angeles, CA area where in his early 20's, he played and dealt poker in cardrooms around Southern California.
• Nguyen started playing in small poker games in Las Vegas in 1988-1989. He made his first major tournament cash at the 1995 World Series of Poker.
• Scotty Nguyen's poker nickname is The Prince
Tournament data:
Event Date Place Winnings
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #42: Pot-Limit Omaha Six Handed
$5,000 buy-in
6/20/2014 24th $16,888
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #29: No-Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
6/13/2014 83rd $5,936
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em - Winner to receive $1,000,000
$1,500 buy-in
5/31/2014 644th $3,446
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #50: 10-Game Mix / Six Handed
$2,500 buy-in
6/27/2013 21st $7,075
43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #58: Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better
$3,000 buy-in
7/3/2012 8th $33,789
43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #24: Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better
$5,000 buy-in
6/11/2012 2nd $182,213
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #47: Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better
$2,500 buy-in
6/27/2011 5th $53,091
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #57: No-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/5/2010 209th $48,847
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #43: H.O.R.S.E. World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/23/2010 19th $21,997
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship Seven Card Stud H/L-8 (Event 37)
$10,000 buy-in
6/18/2009 11th $33,668
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship H.O.R.S.E. (Event 45)
$50,000 buy-in
6/25/2008 1st $1,989,120
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed (Event 31)
$2,500 buy-in
6/16/2008 7th $50,508
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship No-Limit Texas Hold'em (Event 55)
$10,000 buy-in
7/6/2007 11th $476,926
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship Pot-Limit Omaha (Event 50)
$10,000 buy-in
7/1/2007 15th $30,992
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better (Event 46)
$1,000 buy-in
6/28/2007 4th $31,610
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em (Event 31)
$5,000 buy-in
6/19/2007 17th $16,582
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (Event 24)
$3,000 buy-in
6/14/2007 2nd $110,731
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better (Event 5)
$2,500 buy-in
6/3/2007 10th $11,658
2005/2006 WSOP Circuit Event - Paris/Bally’s Las Vegas
No-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
11/19/2005 4th $100,768
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
NL Hold'em Short-Handed (Event 31)
$5,000 buy-in
6/29/2005 3rd $106,105
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
Omaha High-Low 8/OB (Event 21)
$2,500 buy-in
6/21/2005 34th $3,305
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Deuce to Seven Triple Draw Lowball (Event 27)
$1,000 buy-in
5/16/2004 4th $24,540
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Pot-Limit Hold'em (Event 25)
$3,000 buy-in
5/14/2004 18th $6,980
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
No-Limit Hold'em (Event 23)
$1,500 buy-in
5/12/2004 7th $46,040
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
No-Limit Hold'em (Event 9)
$1,500 buy-in
4/30/2004 15th $10,320
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
No Limit Hold'em (Event 7)
$1,000 buy-in
4/28/2004 42nd $3,780
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Omaha High-Low 8/OB (Event 5)
$1,500 buy-in
4/26/2004 35th $2,060
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
No-Limit Hold'em Championship (Event 36)
$10,000 buy-in
5/19/2003 18th $55,000
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Hold'em (Event 12)
$2,500 buy-in
4/26/2003 14th $6,320
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit H.O.R.S.E (Event 9)
$2,000 buy-in
4/23/2003 5th $10,500
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit 7 Card Stud (Event 3)
$1,500 buy-in
4/17/2003 9th $3,700
2002 33rd Annual World Series of Poker
Shootout - Limit Hold'em (Event 25)
$1,500 buy-in
5/12/2002 4th $17,300
2002 33rd Annual World Series of Poker
No Limit Hold'em (Event 4)
$2,000 buy-in
4/22/2002 22nd $5,060
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Omaha Hi/Lo (Event 23)
$5,000 buy-in
5/11/2001 1st $207,580
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Pot Limit Hold'em (Event 20)
$3,000 buy-in
5/8/2001 23rd $3,945
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Pot Limit Omaha (Event 14)
$2,500 buy-in
5/3/2001 1st $178,480
2000 31st Annual World Series of Poker
Limit 7 Card Stud (Event 19)
$5,000 buy-in
5/11/2000 4th $30,300
1999 30th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Omaha Hi/Lo (Event 15)
$1,500 buy-in
5/9/1999 9th $5,840
1999 30th Annual World Series of Poker
No Limit Hold'em (Event 11)
$3,500 buy-in
5/6/1999 26th $4,305
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
World Championship - No Limit Hold'em (Event 22)
$10,000 buy-in
5/11/1998 1st $1,000,000
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
No Limit Hold'em (Event 7)
$2,000 buy-in
4/27/1998 3rd $66,500
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo (Event 6)
$1,500 buy-in
4/26/1998 16th $3,765
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Omaha (Event 3)
$1,500 buy-in
4/23/1998 9th $4,392
1997 28th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo (Event 12)
$2,500 buy-in
4/30/1997 13th $2,925
1997 28th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Omaha Hi/Lo (Event 8)
$2,000 buy-in
4/26/1997 1st $156,950
1996 27th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Hold'em (Event 2)
$2,000 buy-in
4/23/1996 19th $5,280
1995 26th Annual World Series of Poker
Limit Hold'em (Event 16)
$2,500 buy-in
5/10/1995 13th $4,650

 

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