How rich is Phil Laak?
Phil Laak Net Worth:
Phil Laak Net Worth:
Phil Laak Net Worth $18 Million
Phil Laak is an Irish born professional poker player with an estimated net worth value of $18 Million. His accumulated wealth is a result of all his hard work for his successful career in poker. He earned the standing of being “The Unabomber” and can also be an acclaimed poker commentator. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1972 but grew up and raised in Boston Massachusetts, the famous cash game player is well known for his trademark gray hooded sweatshirt and dark shades. Before having a flourishing career in Poker game tournaments, he earned his degree in mechanical engineering after graduating in the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1990. His colorful career in poker started after playing and winning in cash game battles since 1999. His trademark antics, sharp intellect, and winning moves at the felt table made him more famous and endearing to his poker enthusiasts.
Produced in 1972 in Dublin, Ireland, Phil Laak grew up in the USA, earning a mechanical engineering degree in the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He held several jobs before finding his niche as a professional poker player, including dishwashing, day trading, gardening and repossessing cars. His first foray into professional gambling came in backgammon before he tried his hand at poker. He’s earned one bracelet in the World Series of Poker with five final tables and 14 cash finishes. He won his first World Poker Tour in 2004 and proved successful on NBC’s “Poker After Dark”. Laak is PartyPoker.com’s World Open V Champ 2009 and created his own poker website a year later. Unabomber Poker is a portion of the Cake Poker Network. Laak frequently dresses in a hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses when playing, earning him his Unabomber nickname. Laak is the record holder for longest time spent playing poker in a single session; he spent 115 hours at the tables at Las Vegas’ Bellagio. He donated a portion of his gains from that stint to the Camp Sunshine charity.
|Birth date:||September 8, 1972|
|Birth place:||Dublin, Republic of Ireland|
|Profession:||Professional Poker Player|
|Education:||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|Partner:||Jennifer Tilly (2005–)|
|Movies:||Runner, Runner, Freelancers, Setup, The Grand|
|TV shows:||National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, I Bet You, Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament, Sam's Game, E! Hollywood Hold'em, Pro-Am Poker Equalizer|