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Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Dec 28, 2011


In early November, shortly before the conclusion of the World Series of Poker main event final table, the poker world took some time to honor the 2011 class of the Poker Hall of Fame: Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson. The two were each nominated in both 2009 and 2010, but were finally able to punch their ticket after claiming the majority of the vote from the media and the current living members of the Poker Hall of Fame. In order to be considered, a 40-year-old and above candidate must have played consistently well against top competition for high stakes and have stood the test of time, while also gaining the respect of their peers. Non-players must have contributed to the overall growth and success of the game. Greenstein and Johnson became the 41st and 42nd members of the Poker Hall of Fame, beating out eight other nominees that included Jennifer ...

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