Rex Clinkscales

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Biography

Biography

Born February 11, 1983, Rex Clinkscales grew up in San Antonio, Texas, but now resides in Las Vegas as a professional poker player. The tattoo-covered Clinkscales, who has a young daughter, has been romantically linked to fellow poker player Ting Ho, whom he met on the WSOP Circuit in Southern Indiana.

Background

Clinkscales began playing tournaments in 2010 when the World Series of Poker Circuit stopped at Caesars Las Vegas. It was there that he cashed three times for $3,980—Clinkscales was hooked. Over the next few years, the Texas native embarked on the WSOP Circuit and began to make a name for himself.

“I have never been the type of guy to work a nine-to-five job. Clocking in and being micro managed day in and day out just wasn't appealing,” Clinkscales told PokerNews. “I love to travel and experience new places and meet people from different walks of life. Poker gives me the ability to do all of that. It isn't the easiest of "jobs," but to me it's the most rewarding.”

World Series of Poker Circuit

As of April 2013, Clinkscales has 28 WSOP Circuit cashes for $126,839, including 15 cashes and ten final tables in the 2012/2013 season, enough to give him 287.5 points on the WSOP Circuit National Leader Board and a seat in the National Championship.

Despite his success, Clinkscales doesn’t have a ring, the WSOP Circuit’s equivalent of a championship bracelet. That’s not to say he hasn’t come close. Clinkscales finished runner-up in both the 2011/2012 Harrah’s Rincon Event #1 $355 No-Limit Hold’em and 2012/2013 IP Biloxi Event #10 $365 No-Limit Hold’em for $13,504 and $8,460 respectively. He also had a third-place finish in the 2012/2013 Horseshoe Bossier City Event #10 $365 No-Limit Hold’em for $8,097.

Rex Clinkscales’ Top 5 WSOP Circuit Results

DateEventPlacePrize
March 15, 2012WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Rincon $355 NLH2nd$13,504
March 2, 2012WSOP Circuit Atlantic City $345 NLH Re-Entry5th$12,926
January 15, 2013WSOP Circuit Choctaw $365 NLH3rd$11,078
January 18, 2013WSOP Circuit Choctaw $1,675 Main Event27th$9,986
August 17, 2012WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi $365 NLH2nd$8,460

Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2018 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #5: €1,100 MONSTER STACK No-Limit Hold'em
58th €2,054
2018 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #4: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Bounty Hunter
45th €1,274
2018 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #2: €1,650 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Deepstack
29th €2,660
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #75: $1,500 The Closer No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) - $1 Million Guarantee
203rd $3,515
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
33rd $4,449
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
21st $9,657
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #59: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty
62nd $2,935
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #50: $1,500 Razz
31st $3,034
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
150th $3,942
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #41: $1,500 Limit Hold'em
77th $2,336
2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$1,650 National Championship
13th $6,460
2017 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #7: €1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
5th €8,483
2017 European Open Special Edition
Main Event
7th $16,114
2017 WinStar River Poker Series
Main Event
68th $5,712
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #60: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
863rd $1,496
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #39: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo BOUNTY
35th $4,692
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #20: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
228th $6,043
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #4: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
53rd $4,027
2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas
$5,000 Main Event
17th $24,640
2016 WinStar River Poker Series
Main Event
52nd $6,520
2015 Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki
Main Event
26th $2,456
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #37: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
62nd $4,164
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #4: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em (Six Handed)
10th $20,709
2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - Harrah's New Orleans
Southern Comfort 100 Proof National Championship
11th $25,006
2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - Harrah's Philadelphia
Main event
1st $121,097
2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - Palm Beach Kennel Club
Main Event
48th $3,357
2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - Choctaw Durant
Main Event
27th $9,986
2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - IP Biloxi
Main Event
11th $8,024
2011-12 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - Harrah's Chester
Main Event
10th $8,206
2011/2012 WSOP Circuit Event - IP Casino Resort & Spa
Main Event
19th $4,928