Johnny “Orient Express” Chan

Johnny Chan Orient Express Pro Poker Player Biography

Name: Johnny Chan

Nickname: Orient Express

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Family life: He currently lives in Las Vegas, NV and wants to own his own casino

How it all started: While at the bowling alley he learned to play poker. He then had games in the basement of his father’s restaurant. He continued to excel in the game and became ostrisized from his friends because he got so good.

Awards: 1981 American Cup poker tournament, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2-2003, 2005 World Series of Poker Champion, 2005 Poker Superstars II Champion,

Total earnings: As of 2009, his total live tournament winnings exceed $8,067,792.