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Bill Edler
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Bill Edler at the 2008 World Series of Poker
Nickname(s) The Stunning One
Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 1
Money finishes 6
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
23rd, 2007
World Poker Tour
Titles 1
Final tables 2
Money finishes 8

William (Bill) Edler (born February 11, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois) is a professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada. He has a law degree from the University of California-Berkeley.

Edler won a World Series of Poker bracelet in 2007 by claiming the $5,000 buy-in shorthanded No-Limit hold'em tournament. The win earned Edler over $900,000.

Edler has also had success in heads-up playing, winning the inaugural $10,000 buy-in Heads-Up Poker Championship in Compton, California in 2007.

In addition, Edler has cashed eight times on the World Poker Tour, including a final table appearance at the Bay 101 Shooting Star tournament in 2007. In September 2007 he won his first WPT title at the Gulf Coast Poker Championship, winning $747,615. In 2008, he won $796,237 at the Gulf Coast Poker Championship event. At this event he set record for greatest come back in WPT history. With less than two tables left, Edler was down to two chips. Edler went on to win the event.[1]

In 2007 Edler cashed in the money for the first time in the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event Championship coming in 23rd place out of a field of 6,358 players, winning $333,490.

As of 2008, Edler's total live tournament winnings exceed $3,375,000.[2]

NotesEdit

  1. World Poker Tour. Episode 165 air date 5/26/08
  2. Hendon Mob Database: William Edler


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