David Singer – The Poker Player
One of the professional poker players that just likes to keep a low profile is David Singer. Even though some may be tempted to say that he hasn’t achieved so many important things in poker apart from winning a WSOP bracelet, there are others who appreciate his style of dealing with difficult card combinations. Let’s take a closer look…
“Poker is like life, most people don’t learn from their mistakes, they only recognize them.” – C. Arel
David began his professional career as an environmental lawyer but soon realized this is not what he wants to do in life. His poker career began in 1996 when he signed up for several important poker competitions.
He tried them all, until finding the game that suits his personality and game style. Otherwise said, he began playing Seven Card Stud, only to discover the skills he has for Texas Hold’em Tournaments.
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. ” – Martin Jacobson
David Singer – Earnings
But, let’s see some exact numbers about David Singer.
Live Tournament Earnings: ~ $4,500,000
Career wins: 4
Career Final Tables: 31
His personal touch
One of the things that identify the unique style of David Singer is his jewelry. To be more specific, his silver rings. Everyone knows David for this fashion item… Due to the fact that he likes to impress without using too many words, he usually wears more than one. In an interview he gave some years ago, he actually stated that he has more than 70 silver rings and he doesn’t plan to stop here. He buys at least one from every single place he visits. We could guess he will shortly get to an impressive number.
Poker superstitions and more
As unexpected as this might sound, even the pro poker players believe in superstitions and do everything possible to ‘keep things on the right track’. And David Singer is not an exception to the rule. In fact, his superstitions may take you by surprise.
This is what he said:
‘I have to put on my left shoe before my right shoe and tie it (laughs) which is pretty silly, I know.’ – David Singer
And this is not all… Another superstition that he has, is to always wear underwear with lobsters on them. Yeah…
His personal life
His personal life was filled both with good and bad moments. One of the moments David surely remembers is the day he and his future wife were waiting for his first son to be born. Take a look:
All in all, David Singer is a great poker player that is sure to be a source of inspiration for so many of his fans. He had a great success at the WSOP events, being the only player who got to three WSOP tournament events at the final table, in one single year – 2003. His remarkable style of game, together with his ambition and his desire to thrive in a difficult world such as the poker industry made him the poker player he is today. We’re surely looking forward to hearing more about him!
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