Men “The Master” Nguyen

Men "The Master" Nguyen Pro Poker Profile

Name: Men Nguyen

Nickname: The Master

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Family life: Nguyen currently resides in Bell Gardens, California, with his wife Tuyet and their child

How it all started: After coming to the US from Vietnam, he worked as a machinist and learned the English language. He then came to Las Vegas and played poker for the first time. For the next 3 years he continued to improve his game until 1987 he won his first poker tournament

Awards: 1992, 2-1995, 1996, 2-2003 World Series of Poker Championship

Total earnings: As of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceed $9,300,000