John “lucky Box” Juanda

John Juanda Pro Poker Biography

Name: John Juanda

Nickname: Luck box, JJ

Hometown: Marina del Ray, CA

Family life: He currently resides in Marina del Ray.

How it all started: Was born and raised in Indonesia and came to the US in 1990 to attend Oklahoma State University. He started playing tournaments in 1996, and has loved the game from the beginning.

Preferred Game: pot-limit and no-limit hold'em

Awards: 2002, 2-2003, 2008 (Europe) World Series of Poker Champion

Total earnings: As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $9,600,000