Event 55: $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop

Cary Katz — CEO, College Loan Corporation

Cary Katz

Currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cary Katz is the Chief Executive Officer of the seventh-largest student loan company in the United States, the College Loan Corporation (CLC). In 1999, Katz founded the CLC and has helped more than 800,000 students providing them with over $19 billion in college loans. This 41-year-old is the acting chairman of a Stop Child Predators, nonprofit organization founded to help protect children and hold their victimizers accountable. Katz has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Georgia and currently lives with his wife and six children. Katz is also a successful poker player. He made his first appearance in the winner’s circle on the tournament trail in 2004. Since then he has cashed 41 times, made 21 final tables, won two titles and racked up $681,203 in career earnings.

Biggest Cash: 12th-place finish in 2011 WSOP $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em — $51,713

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