Jennifer Harman is one of the most prolific card players in history, having competed for the higher stakes of nearly everyone in poker. The Reno-original used to play cards at the family dinner table, before becoming addicted to poker while working through college.
After moving to Los Angeles, he began to upgrade the cash game rankings, determined to play the biggest game there is. He eventually made his way to Las Vegas, and found his place at table one at Bellagio, and then Bobby’s Room among some of the most legendary players of all time.
Harman was one of The Corporation’s most important players visiting dewapoker, which is a group of poker players pooling their bankroll together to take on billionaire banker Andy Beal in a seven-point head-up match. At one point in a matchmaking game, Harman beat Beal three consecutive sessions, winning $ 3 million each time, and even betting $ 100,000- $ 200,000 when he returned for more action.
Harman owns two World Series of Poker bracelets, the first to come at the $ 5,000 no-limit $ 2,000,000 lowball event, and the second to come at the 2002 $ 5,000 limit hold’em event. WSOP history. IN 2015, he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.
Highlights of this interview include live poker acoustics, mom’s bar room pinochle game, burying the printing press in the backyard, not using a bachelor’s degree in biology, Reno’s unidentified corpse, shaking hands, using fake ID cards to play, finding poker in a shop an LA grocer, setting his sights on the room’s biggest game, non-gender issues, Phil Ivey’s struggles at $ 400- $ 800, random Doyle Brunson’s nickname.
Chip Reese $ 300k practical joke, helping at Corporation while in operation, proving Amarillo Slim wrong, losing his bracelet twice, tight reality TV shooting schedule, Poker Hall of Fame, seven figure pot from $ 100k – $ 200k, profiting from success Tournament Daniel Negreanu, who was tricked in a New York home game, staked the wrong side with David Oppenheim, working as a “songwriter”, and a facility for Air Force One.