Sam Trickett was born on July 2, 1986 in East Retford, in the United Kingdom. Initially a professional footballer at Hartlepool United, he had to stop his career in 2005 due to a knee injury. Then, he discovered poker, a game that offers him as many excitement and adrenaline as football.
He participated in various tournaments, and became a regular player on online platforms as well as live events. In 2008, he won the Main Event of Grosvenor UK Poker Tour and went home with $ 210,000.
Sam Trickett is one of the best professional players in recent years. He played four WSOP final tables, and won the Partouche Poker Tour in 2011. In 2012, he finished second during the Big One for One Drop where he won $ 10,112,001. He is currently ranked fourth in the All Time Money List with gains amounting to $ 16,471,099.
Sam Trickett is the best poker player in England. Participating in the ISPT seemed obvious to him. «As a poker player, I have to be associated with such an enormous event. Being part of this tournament means being part of the history of poker » Sam Trickett said. The British player becomes an official ambassador of ISPT, just one month after Michael Mizrachi. Poker fans will be abble to meet him during major poker events, and notice that he is wearing ISPT colors.
2012-08-28 | 09:56