Erik Seidel


Total WSOP & Circuit Earnings: $5,270,947  

WSOP Bracelets: 8
WSOP Cashes: 99
WSOP Earnings: $5,243,443

Circuit Rings: 0
Circuit Cashes: 1
Circuit Earnings: $27,504

Birthplace: New York City
Resides: Las Vegas, NV

• Erik Seidel is a former professional Backgammon player and Wall Street trader.
• Seidel's first major tournament cash found him heads up against Johnny Chan for the World Series of Poker Main Event Championship. The hand in which Chan defeated Seidel is featured in the movie, Rounders.
• Twitter: @erik_seidel
Tournament data:
Event Date Place Winnings
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #57: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$1,500 buy-in
7/3/2016 71st $2,762
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #51: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/29/2016 60th $15,113
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #41: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MONSTER STACK
$1,500 buy-in
6/24/2016 272nd $5,542
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw
$1,500 buy-in
6/20/2016 35th $2,780
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #24: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/15/2016 24th $15,088
2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #7: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw
$1,500 buy-in
6/6/2016 25th $3,056
2015 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #9: WSOP Europe Main Event – No-Limit Hold’em
€10,450 buy-in
10/18/2015 7th €100,000
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #49: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$1,500 buy-in
6/24/2015 14th $10,969
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #29: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/13/2015 4th $59,532
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #21: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/8/2015 18th $20,941
2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #17: $10,000 Razz Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/6/2015 11th $22,597
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #47: $1,500 Ante Only No-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
6/23/2014 59th $3,180
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #40: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/19/2014 13th $26,584
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #28: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/12/2014 11th $30,516
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #25: $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$2,500 buy-in
6/10/2014 6th $41,230
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #21: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,000 buy-in
6/8/2014 83rd $2,941
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #20: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
$3,000 buy-in
6/7/2014 31st $7,805
2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #14: $1,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$1,500 buy-in
6/4/2014 34th $7,146
2013 World Series of Poker Europe
High Roller No-Limit Hold'em
€25,600 buy-in
10/22/2013 8th €55,400
2013 World Series of Poker Europe
No Limit Hold'em (9-handed)
€2,200 buy-in
10/16/2013 2nd €92,003
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #62: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/6/2013 560th $21,495
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #56: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
7/1/2013 170th $4,462
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #54: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,000 buy-in
6/30/2013 174th $2,283
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #36: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (2,000 player max)
$1,500 buy-in
6/20/2013 14th $5,556
2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #21: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
$3,000 buy-in
6/11/2013 9th $33,090
2013 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific (APAC)
Event #5: No-Limit Hold'em Main Event
$10,000 buy-in
4/11/2013 39th $20,392
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #60: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship
$10,000 buy-in
7/5/2012 11th $22,386
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #44: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,000 buy-in
6/24/2012 261st $1,937
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #33: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,000 buy-in
6/17/2012 153rd $2,465
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #30: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw
$1,500 buy-in
6/15/2012 13th $4,682
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #26: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
$3,000 buy-in
6/12/2012 18th $13,282
2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #14: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (2,000 player max)
$1,500 buy-in
6/6/2012 95th $5,295
2011 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #7: WSOPE Main Event Championship
€10,400 buy-in
10/15/2011 21st €37,000
2011 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #5: No Limit Hold'em (Split Format)
€10,400 buy-in
10/12/2011 12th €26,618
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #57: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$5,000 buy-in
7/5/2011 33rd $10,091
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #51: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$1,500 buy-in
6/30/2011 58th $4,188
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #33: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/18/2011 13th $32,057
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #24: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (2,000 Max)
$5,000 buy-in
6/14/2011 17th $13,368
2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #3: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$1,500 buy-in
6/1/2011 32nd $6,868
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Ante Up For Africa Poker Tournament
$5,000 buy-in
7/3/2010 5th $29,926
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #46: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$5,000 buy-in
6/25/2010 5th $85,800
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #19: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/9/2010 6th $41,270
2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #14: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw
$1,500 buy-in
6/5/2010 14th $4,404
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
Ante Up For Africa Charity
$5,000 buy-in
7/2/2009 4th $51,601
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #49: $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship
$50,000 buy-in
6/26/2009 8th $162,381
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #45: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/23/2009 19th $24,066
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #20: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
6/9/2009 7th $24,919
2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #15: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em
$5,000 buy-in
6/6/2009 22nd $21,026
2008 World Series of Poker Europe
WSOP Europe Main Event No-Limit Texas Hold'em (Event 4)
£10,000 buy-in
9/27/2008 19th £28,960
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #43: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$1,500 buy-in
6/24/2008 4th $68,304
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #34: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha (Rebuy)
$1,500 buy-in
6/18/2008 21st $19,257
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #14: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
$10,000 buy-in
6/7/2008 5th $92,825
2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #11: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
$5,000 buy-in
6/6/2008 24th $16,920
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #54: $5,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship (Rebuy)
$5,000 buy-in
7/4/2007 1st $538,835
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #51: $1,000 S.H.O.E.
$1,000 buy-in
7/1/2007 66th $1,528
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #30: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
$2,500 buy-in
6/18/2007 40th $6,429
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
$1,500 buy-in
6/12/2007 34th $6,757
2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #12: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
$1,500 buy-in
6/7/2007 40th $5,844
2006 37th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #32: $5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
7/22/2006 34th $7,106
2006 37th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #22: $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,000 buy-in
7/14/2006 128th $2,874
2006 37th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #2: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
6/27/2006 49th $9,094
2005/06 WSOP Circuit - CAESARS PALACE (Las Vegas)
Event #11: No-Limit Hold'em Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/8/2006 12th $27,504
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #43: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
7/13/2005 6th $59,545
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #35: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
$10,000 buy-in
7/2/2005 8th $46,530
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #20: $5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
6/20/2005 16th $11,235
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #12: $2,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
$2,000 buy-in
6/13/2005 9th $23,130
2005 36th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #9: $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,000 buy-in
6/10/2005 1st $611,795
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #19: $2,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
$2,000 buy-in
5/9/2004 3rd $38,740
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #15: $2,000 Limit Hold'em
$2,000 buy-in
5/6/2004 18th $4,220
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #9: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
4/30/2004 20th $5,740
2004 35th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #4: $1,500 Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
4/25/2004 39th $2,520
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #32: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$3,000 buy-in
5/15/2003 3rd $105,480
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #24: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
$5,000 buy-in
5/8/2003 6th $17,800
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha (Rebuy)
$1,500 buy-in
4/22/2003 1st $146,100
2003 34th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #5: $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$2,000 buy-in
4/19/2003 11th $9,080
2002 33rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #19: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
5/6/2002 11th $8,180
2002 33rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #11: $2,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$2,000 buy-in
4/28/2002 3rd $38,580
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #22: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$3,000 buy-in
5/10/2001 1st $411,300
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #20: $3,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$3,000 buy-in
5/8/2001 4th $39,460
2001 32nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$1,500 buy-in
4/27/2001 10th $5,010
2000 31st Annual World Series of Poker
Event #6: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$1,500 buy-in
4/29/2000 17th $4,485
1999 30th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #17: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/10/1999 4th $279,500
1999 30th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #13: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
5/8/1999 17th $5,500
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #17: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
$3,000 buy-in
5/7/1998 4th $43,560
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #16: $5,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw
$5,000 buy-in
5/6/1998 1st $132,750
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #15: $3,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$3,000 buy-in
5/5/1998 17th $5,160
1998 29th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #11: $2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$2,500 buy-in
5/1/1998 3rd $40,800
1997 28th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #19: $5,000 Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
5/7/1997 3rd $56,000
1997 28th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #13: $3,000 Limit Hold'em
$3,000 buy-in
5/1/1997 5th $28,950
1997 28th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #1: $2,000 Limit Hold'em
$2,000 buy-in
4/19/1997 4th $70,720
1996 27th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #18: $2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
$2,500 buy-in
5/8/1996 6th $16,313
1996 27th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #9: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha (Rebuy)
$1,500 buy-in
4/30/1996 14th $4,215
1995 26th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #16: $2,500 Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
5/10/1995 7th $11,625
1994 25th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #10: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
4/25/1994 6th $12,968
1994 25th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #9: $2,500 Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
4/24/1994 14th $5,300
1994 25th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #2: $5,000 Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
4/17/1994 1st $210,000
1993 24th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #19: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em
$1,500 buy-in
5/8/1993 15th $3,060
1993 24th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #17: $2,500 Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
5/6/1993 15th $3,725
1993 24th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #3: $2,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo
$2,500 buy-in
4/22/1993 1st $94,000
1992 23rd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #4: $2,500 Limit Hold'em
$2,500 buy-in
4/25/1992 1st $168,000
1991 22nd Annual World Series of Poker
Event #2: $5,000 Limit Hold'em
$5,000 buy-in
4/27/1991 2nd $105,000
1988 19th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #12: $10,000 No Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
$10,000 buy-in
5/16/1988 2nd $280,000

 

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