O’Neil Longson

O’Neil Longson is a veteran WSOP, and in addition a veteran poker player when all is said and done. At the age of 70+ years, he has been a consistent player in the World Series of Poker for a decade, and has three resplendent bracelets to show for his exertion, and also a bunch of cash wins added to his repertoire.

Longson initially fulfilled in the cash at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 1980, fulfilling fourth in the $1,000 No Limit Hold’em occasion. In 1990 in the $5,000 Pot limit Omaha occasion, he completed second to previous best on the planet Amarillo Slim.

He had an alternate second spot fulfill in the 1991 in the $1,500 no restriction hold’em occasion, where he fulfilled second to Brent Carter. He additionally traded in for cold hard currency the $10,000 no restriction hold’em fundamental occasion that year, finalizing twelfth. Longson was again near winning a WSOP bracelet in 1992, completing second to Hoyt Corkins in the $5,000 pot limit Omaha occasion.

Longson in the end won a WSOP bracelet in 1994 World Series of Poker in the $1,500 pot limit Omaha occasion, overcoming a last table incorporating Surinder Sunar and T.J. Cloutier. He crushed J. C. Pearson throughout the heads-up play.

He won a second bracelet in 2003 in the $5,000 no restriction deuce to seven draw occasion, overcoming a last poker table incorporating runner-up Bill Baxter, Allen Cunningham, Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson.

His third and latest bracelet came in the 2005 $1,500 Seven-Card Razz occasion, crushing a last table incorporating runner-up Archie Karas, Mickey Wernick and Bruno Fitoussi.

Starting 2009, his aggregate live competition spoils surpass $2,100,000. His 26 liquidates at the WSOP represent $994,195 of the aforementioned rewards.

Longson plays fewer competitions than he used to as he is in need of a hearing aide and now decides to focus on money diversions rather. His overwhelmingly forceful style was noted in “Pot-Limit & No-Limit Poker” by Stewart Reuben and Bob Ciaffone, and his signature gigantic preflop brings and wagering up oblivious proceed to shock and confound adversaries years after the fact.


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