Player of the Year

Tom Schneider Facts

  • Birthdate: December 24, 1959
  • Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • Resides: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Nickname:
    DonkeyBomber

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
professional.

Tom Schneider World Series of Poker

Schneider won his first two WSOP bracelets in 2007:

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.

Schneider
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

Schneider has
cashed 4 times on the World Poker Tour circuit, for total WPT earnings of $158
317.

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.
  • Schneider
    is the co-host of Beyond The Table, a popular poker podcast.
  • He
    was the ony player at the 2007
    WSOP
    to win two bracelets.