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Doug Polk

Doug Polk
GPI rank: 16578
WSOP Bracelets: 3
Total Live Earnings: $9,596,009
Nationality:
United States United States
Nickname: WCGRider, WCG|River
Last Seen in: 2022 World Series of Poker
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Biography

Doug Polk is an American poker player and co-owner of The Lodge Poker Club in Round Rock, Texas. Polk made his name in poker by being one of the best Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em players under the alias WCGRider.

He has three World Series of Poker bracelets, most notably winning Event #6: $111,111 HIGH ROLLER for ONE DROP at the 2017 WSOP.

As well as a successful career on the felt, Polk was one of the first poker players to take his talents to YouTube, where he has over 300,000 subscribers on his Doug Polk Poker channel alone.

Polk has also appeared on the beloved High Stakes Poker and also beat Daniel Negreanu for $1.2 million in their publicised heads-up battle.

Doug Polk's WSOP Bracelets

DateEventEntriesPrize
June 2014Event #23: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo1,473$251,969
July 2016Event #61: $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold'em863$76,679
June 2017Event #6: $111,111 HIGH ROLLER for ONE DROP No-Limit Hold'em130$3,686,865

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2022 The Lodge Championship Series
Event #13: $3,000 Main Event
4th $142,000
2017 Poker Masters
Event #4 $50,000 No-Limit Hold'em
2nd $468,000
2017 Poker Masters
Event #3 $50,000 No-Limit Hold'em
5th $144,000
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #6: High Roller for One Drop - $111,111 No-Limit Hold'em
1st $3,686,865
2016 Run It Up Reno
$85 6-Max Turbo
24th $139
2015 Aussie Millions
$250,000 Challenge
3rd 1,041,500 AUD
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #23: $1,000 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em
1st $251,969
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #10: $10,000 Limit Omaha Hi-Low Championship
11th $33,949
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #3: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
88th $2,274
2014 Aussie Millions
$100,000 Challenge
4th 860,000 AUD
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 12: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em
15th $20,674
2011 World Series of Poker
Event #58: $10,000 Main Event
592nd $21,295

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