Sideel first declared himself in the world of poker when many current popular players were not even born – 32 years ago. In 1988 he got to the Head-APU Main Event WSOP, where he gave in.
Since then, Eric has gained 8 WSOP bracelets and many times in the world series and other prestigious competitions many times. He won more than 37 for his career (!) millions of dollars and in this indicator ranks 4th in history. At the same time, in the top decay of this rating, Sideel is the only senior in 45 years. And if you think Eric’s main successes have obtained many years ago, then you are much mistaken. Already this year, by the beginning of the pandemic, the American managed to successfully go to the prestigious Australian poker series, from which he brought more than $ 500,000 in prizes. At the end of 2019, fourth place at the Super High Rolller Bowl tournament on Bahamas brought Selidel more than 1.$ 2 million.
Eric Sidel is still in the case / photo: Cardschat
In his 60 Eric Sideel continues to be effective at poker tables with the highest rates while finding time to help others. A few years ago, he became the coach of the writer Maria Konnikova, who for the sake of a new book decided to plunge into the poker world. Eric coped with the task so well that Maria won the prestigious Caribach tourna.