Mike Schneider (poker player)


Mike Schneider (poker player)
Mike Schneider
Nickname(s) Schneids
Hometown Eagan, Minnesota
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Money finish(es) 4
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
None
World Poker Tour
Title(s) None
Final table(s) None
Money finish(es) 1

Mike Schneider (born November 29, 1983) is a professional poker player from Eagan, Minnesota who, at the age of 22, won the "PartyPoker.com Million V" for $1,000,000. He is also a member of Team CardRunners a group of sponsored professional poker players on Full Tilt Poker.[1]

Schneider graduated from Eagan High School in 2002. As a saxophone player, he played in Eagan's Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in December 2006 with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Poker career

In March 2006, he won the PartyPoker.com Million V Cruise event (limit Texas hold 'em) and the $1,000,000 first prize, defeating Kenna James in the final heads-up confrontation.[2]

In October 2006, Mike won the first event of the Fall Poker Classic hosted by Canterbury Park. In October 2007, Mike was the Fall Poker Classic's Player of the Year. In August 2008, Mike won the "Twin Cities Poker Open" for $81,818.[3]

As of 2009, Mike's live poker tournament winnings exceed $1,300,000.[4]

Schneider's poker nickname is "Schneids22".

Notes

  1. ^ "Team CardRunners". FullTiltPoker.com. http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/cardrunners. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 
  2. ^ Butt, Robert. "$ 10,000 Limit Hold'em PartyPoker.com Million V". The Hendon Mob. http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/event.php?a=r&n=17669. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 
  3. ^ Pokerpages.com: Twin Cities Poker Open
  4. ^ Butt, Robert. "Mike Schneider - stats". The Hendon Mob. http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/player.php?a=s&n=57579. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 

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