|Hometown||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Daugherty began playing poker in 1969 on a high school trip. Following high school he worked in the construction industry, but after hearing of large prize money for tournament winnings, in 1978 he moved to Reno, Nevada. In 1987 he won his first tournament.
Although Daugherty no longer travels much to play poker, he still plays at the larger tournaments as well as online. He has one son and currently resides in the Phillipines.
As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,700,000.