Ferguson is prized for his 2008 win of the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship and the Main Event Winner in 2000. With his mathematical skills, Ferguson is without question a very strong element of Team USA.
Harman steps up to assume the role of the all American woman is to date is the only lady who has constantly played and achieved greatness in the highest stakes live games which run frequently at the Bellagio. Harman is quite talented as he not only holds 2 WSOP bracelets, but he has also managed to contribute to some classic poker instruction books.
America also has some entertaining characters, which team USA boasts through the includes of Mike “The Mouth” Matusow. Notoriously Matusow is well know for his table talk, which is usually pretty out of this world and to say it’s entertaining is playing it down quite a bit. The 2005 WSOP Tournament of Champions title went to Matusow and he also holds a staggering 3 WSOP bracelets.
Erik Seidel is the final team member for Team USA. Sdidel also has under his belt that he was the champion of the World Poker Tour Foxwoods Championship and is included in the top five on the all-time poker money list. Seidel holds 8 WSOP bracelets and is by no means a force to be taken lightly.
During the event, Team USA will face a number of International talents including China, Australia, Vietnam, England, Brazil and Greece. The World Team Poker Event will feature eight different countries, each of which will call forth five-man teams. This year the captains of the teams will have the benefit of being able to make substitutions during the game, this will add extra suspense to the games being played.
Surely, an event not to be missed- only time will tell if Team USA can pull it off and bring home that American Dream.
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