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Berney Hoover

I'm a 24 year old from Elk Grove (Sacramento) CA. I was a bouncer and a poker dealer. I'm now a Prop player and a dealer. I make my living mostly from playing though. I go to the local community college. I've played in only a few big tourneys but have done well in them. I won the short-handed (6-person table) WSOPC at the Ballys, winning 65K. That same week I took 19th in the 10k Main Event at Ballys. Took 6th place LA Poker classic shootout.

Berney Hoover
Player Information
Name: Berney Hoover AKA "BJ"
Location: Tracy, CA, United States
Yearly Statistics: Click Here

Cashes:9
Total Winnings: $87,790 (Includes all tournament winnings)
First Place Finishes: 1
Age: 32
Marital Status: n/a
Children: none
Started Playing Poker: 2004
Favorite Poker Game: No limit or higher limit games, low ball, razz
Ambition: Own a cardroom and get my college degree. Don't forget the WSOP bracelet to go with the WSOPC ring.
Hobbies: I have my blackbelt in Judo. Reading and playing poker.
Favorite Movie: Braveheart
Favorite Music: Rock/Blues
Favorite Place: Any nice cardroom
Favorite Celebrity: Matt Damon
Poker Players I Respect Most: Joe Hachem, He played very well in the 10k Ballys event, even though he did suck out against me. It's very tough mentally to last like he did i the WSOP Main Event. He showed he's a true champ!
If I could change anything in the world: Global warming, obesity, starvation, women!!
If I could change anything in the poker world: The ideology of gambling, Make sure you tip your dealers!

Berney Hoover Poker Results

EVENT PLACE PRIZE DATE
Spring Pot of Gold
Event #11 - No Limit Hold'em
2nd $2,716 May 13, 2013
Summer Pot of Gold
No Limit Hold'em
14th $764 Jul 24, 2011
38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #29 - WSOP Razz Seven Card
24th $4,422 Jun 17, 2007
38th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #21 - WSOP Shootout - No Limit Hold'em
54th $6,757 Jun 12, 2007
L.A Poker Classic / WPT Event Season 5
Event #7 - Shootout - No Limit Hold'em
6th $5,740 Jan 31, 2007
Harrah's Lake Tahoe Poker Tournament - WSOP Circuit Event
Event #5 - No Limit Hold'em
16th $931 Jun 11, 2006
World Poker Challenge - WPT Season 4
Event #3 - No Limit Hold'em
17th $287 Mar 10, 2006
World Poker Challenge - WPT Season 4
Event #1 - No Limit Hold'em
26th $320 Mar 9, 2006
Ballys Las Vegas Poker Tournament - WSOP Circuit Event
Event #10 - WSOP Circuit No Limit Hold'em Short Handed
1st $65,853 Nov 18, 2005



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