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Scotty Nguyen

Hometown: Henderson

Country of Origin: United States UNITED STATES

Birthdate: Oct 08, 1962 (Age: 58)

Twitter-bird @TheScottyNguyen

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Scotty Nguyen

Scotty Nguyen Bio


"You call, it's gonna be all over, baby!" This was Scotty Nguyen's famous quote during the last hand of 1998 World Series of Poker main event. Opponent Kevin McBride did call, and it was over. Nguyen won the World Series of Poker championship bracelet, and has not looked back since.

Scotty was born Thuan Nguyen in Vietnam on Oct. 28, 1962. At the ripe old age of 14, he boarded a ship and sailed to the United States. At the suggestion of an employer, Thuan decided to go by the name Scotty, because it was easier to pronounce.

Along with the main-event win, he has cashed in more than 100 major tournaments. He has won four other WSOP bracelets, including the 1997 Omaha eight-or-better, 2001 pot-limit Omaha, 2001 Omaha eight-or-better, and the 2008 $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event, dubbed the Players Championship. Nguyen also won the 2006 WPT World Poker Open.

Nguyen continued his H.O.R.S.E. dominance by taking down the $10,000 Championship at the 2009 L.A. Poker Classic.