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Mickey Appleman in the 2006 World Series of Poker
|Hometown||Fort Lee, New Jersey|
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Main Event finish
Appleman grew up in Long Island, where he was both a strong sportsman and academic, eventually receiving a MBA in statistics. He later moved to Washington D.C., working as a coordinator in a drug rehabilitation clinic.
Appleman used money he had made from sports betting to fund his early poker career, and he began playing at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 1975. In his 30 years at the tournament, he has won 4 bracelets and has finished in the money of the $10,000 no limit hold'em main event in 1987 (8th), 1989 (22nd), 1990 (20th), and 2000 (9th).
As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,600,000.
World Series of Poker Bracelets Edit
|1980||$1,000 Seven Card Stud Split||$30,800|
|1992||$5,000 Deuce to Seven Draw||$119,250|
|1995||$5,000 Limit Hold'em||$234,000|
|2003||$2,000 Pot Limit Hold'em||$147,280|