Player of the Year
Tom Schneider Facts
- Birthdate: December 24, 1959
- Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
- Resides: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Tom Schneider Background
Tom Schneider began his poker career in 2002. He comes from
a financial background as a certified public accountant, and was president and
chief financial officer for three different Arizona companies prior to going
Tom Schneider World Series of Poker
Schneider won his first two WSOP bracelets in 2007:
- Pot Limit Omaha Seven-Card Stud
Hi/Lo 8 or Better ($214 347
000 Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 or
Better ($147 713 prize money)
He also made it to the final table in the $2 500 H.O.R.S.E. event, where he
eventually placed fourth.
Schneider’s performances last year earned him the 2007 WSOP Player of the Year award.
has cashed 7 times at the WSOP in the 5 years since he turned professional, for
total WSOP earnings to date of $511 119.
World Poker Tour
cashed 4 times on the World Poker Tour circuit, for total WPT earnings of $158
Other Poker Tournaments
As of 2007, Tom Schneider’s total live
tournament winnings come to over $1.22 million.
Did You Know?
- In Oops! I Won Too Much Money: Winning Wisdom from the Boardroom to the Poker
Table, Schneider draws on
his knowledge of poker and business to offer advice for both.
is the co-host of Beyond The Table, a popular poker podcast.
was the ony player at the 2007
WSOP to win two bracelets.