John Juanda – Wikipedia

John Juanda - Wikipedia

Indonesian poker participant

Johnson “John” Juanda[2] (born July 8, 1971)[3] is an Indonesian[4] skilled poker participant of Chinese language descent primarily based in Tokyo, Japan.[1] He has received 5 World Collection of Poker bracelets.

Private life[edit]

Juanda was born right into a Hoklo household in Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia on July 8, 1971. He was a highschool observe star for the 200 meter sprints to 5000 meters races. Juanda arrived in the USA in 1990 to enroll at Oklahoma State College. He earned an MBA from Seattle College.

Juanda is fluent in each Mandarin Chinese language and English. He at the moment resides in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Poker profession[edit]

In each 2001 and 2002, he was Card Participant Journal’s event Participant of the Yr, profitable 4 World Collection of Poker titles, and a World Poker Open Championship title.[5] In November 2004, he received the inaugural Skilled Poker Tour occasion on the Foxwoods On line casino in Connecticut.

In November 2005, he earned practically $500,000 in Monte Carlo, Monaco after profitable the Monte Carlo Hundreds of thousands Comfort event, ending sixth within the Monte Carlo Hundreds of thousands Important Occasion, and ending second at “The FullTiltPoker.Internet Invitational Reside from Monte Carlo.” In January 2006, Juanda defeated a area together with Jeff Lisandro, Mike Sexton, Barry Greenstein, Tony Bloom, Tony G, and Phil Ivey to win the A$1,000,000 ($732,901) first prize within the Crown Australian Poker Championship A$100,000 velocity poker occasion. Juanda received the 2008 World Collection of Poker Europe £10,000 No Restrict Holdem Important Occasion, incomes £868,800 ($1,580,096). A bit over every week later, he completed runner-up to Jason Mercier on the European Poker Tour’s London £1 Million Showdown, a non-title no restrict holdem occasion also called the £20,000 Excessive Curler occasion, incomes £327,000 ($598,770).

Though Juanda has made six World Poker Tour closing tables, he has by no means captured a WPT title. He has completed 2nd (Bellagio Season 1), third (WPT Invitational Season 2), 4th (Mirage Season 3), fifth (twice; Aruba Season Three and Niagara Falls Season 5), and sixth (Bellagio Season 3) on the six closing tables he has appeared at. He has additionally completed seventh (PartyPoker Cruise Season 2) and eighth (Legends Season 5), simply lacking two extra alternatives at one other closing desk. As of 2014, his whole stay event winnings exceed $16,000,000.[6] Juanda’s 54 cashes on the WSOP account for $4,702,392 of his stay event winnings and place him tied for eighth all the time WSOP cashes.[7]

In 2015, he was chosen to be a part of the Poker Corridor of Fame together with Jennifer Harman.[8]

World Collection of Poker bracelets[edit]

WSOP Bracelets
Yr Match Prize (US$)
2002 $1,500 Triple Draw Lowball Ace to 5 $49,620
2003 $2,500 Seven Card Stud Hello-Lo Cut up $130,200
2003 $2,500 Pot Restrict Omaha $203,840
2008E £10,000 No Restrict Maintain’em Important Occasion $1,539,250
2011 $10,000 2–7 Draw Lowball Championship $367,170

An “E” following a yr denotes bracelet(s) received on the World Collection of Poker Europe


  1. ^ a b c HARTWELL, LOUIS. “John Juanda : A gentleman on the poker desk”. Retrieved July 5, 2020. In 1971 John Juanda was born in Medan, Indonesia, earlier than later shifting to the USA in 1990 in order that he may be a part of Oklahoma State College. He reportedly first performed poker on the flight over, and thru the subsequent 7 years, the foundations of an ideal poker profession have been slowly being constructed. Regardless of shifting to the states for schooling functions, and spending massive a part of his poker profession there, in recent times he has relocated to Japan, the place he at the moment lives. In keeping with Juanda, town of Tokyo, its hospitality, and its meals have been defining causes for his taking on everlasting residence there.
  2. ^ Danny Aller (July 28, 2007). “Studying John Juanda”. Retrieved July 23, 2008.
  3. ^ John Juanda Archived February 18, 2009, on the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on December 7, 2012.
  4. ^ “John Juanda: Hedon Mob Poker Database”. Retrieved July 5, 2020. Nationality: Indonesia
  5. ^ Shulman, Allyn Jaffrey (December 3, 2004). John Juanda: Typically, Good Guys End First.
  6. ^ John Juanda. The Mob Poker Database
  7. ^ World Collection of Poker Earnings Archived October 30, 2009, on the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Jen Harman and John Juanda Chosen as Poker Corridor of Fame Class of 2015.

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