Pro Poker Player Profiles - Howard Lederer
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Howard Lederer Fast Facts

Howard LedererNickname: The Professor
Birthplace: Concord, N.H.
WSOP Bracelets: 2
WPT Titles: 2
Poker Room Affiliations: Full Tilt Poker

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Lederer’s world-class high stakes poker abilities were immortalized in the poker book The Professor, The Banker, and The Suicide King: Inside the Richest Poker Game of All Time. Learned to play poker at the legendary Mayfair Club in New York City with other successful professionals Mickey Appleton, Dan Harrington, and Erik Seidel. Named the Season One World Poker Tour Player of Year after capturing two Season One victories. Taught his sister Annie Duke how to play poker and she later became the top tournament money winner among women players. A known vegetarian, Lederer once won a $10,000 bet by eating a cheeseburger.

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