Sam Farha Net Worth

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Sam Farha is a Lebanese-born professional poker player with a net worth of $100 million dollars. Produced Insan “Sam” Farha in 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon, Sam Farha moved to America as a teen to escape the Lebanese Civil War. He earned a business degree in the University of Kansas and shortly moved to Houston, Texas, where he acquired an interest in poker. In 1990, Farha left his occupation to continue a poker profession.

Sam Farha Net Worth $100 Million Dollars

In live tournament poker, Farha’s gains were closing in on three million dollars in 2010. Farha co-composed the novel “Farha on Omaha” as a strategy guide for playing Omaha poker. He continues to focus on his second novel as well as the development of a reality TV show focused on poker. Farha has earned several nicknames, including Sammy and Mister Cool.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1959, Beirut, Lebanon
Birth place: Beirut
Profession:Professional Poker Player
Education:University of Kansas
Nationality:Lebanon
TV shows:High Stakes Poker, more
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Finishes 83rd (Out of 639 entrants) at the WPT Championship for $46,410. Also releases his book "Farha on Omaha" with Storms Reback, offering insight into the various games of Omaha. [April 2007]
2Wins his third gold bracelet, was well as $488,237 in the $10,000 Omaha Hi/Lo 8 OB Championship. This is the same tournament (At a $5,000 Buy-in) that he won for his second gold bracelet in 2006. Ironically, this was the first time he'd played in the event since winning the tournament in 2006, so, while he didn't win in consecutive years, he did win the tournament the first and second times he played in it. [June 2010]
3Finished in 5th place (Tie) at the National Heads-Up Poker Championship (winning $75,000) [March 2006]
4Takes 452nd - out of 7319 entrants - in the 2010 WSOP $10,000 main event, for $31,647. As of this tournament, his total poker winnings total $2,838,238. [July 2010]
5Finishes 6th (Out of 192 entrants) in the $10,000 WSOP Mixed event for $85,728, and 30th (Out of 453 entrants) in the 10,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold 'Em event, for $21,657. [June 2008]
6Wins Second WSOP bracelet in the 2006 WSOP $5,000 Omaha 8 or Better event #12, also taking home a cash prize of $398,560 [July 2006]
7Took 316th place (Out of a field of 5,619 players) at the World Series of Poker main event in 2005. [July 2005]
8Finishes 3rd out of the 64 elite player field in the National Heads-Up Poker Championship, for $125,000. [March 2009]
9Real life Professional Poker Player. Runner up at the World Series of Poker in 2003. Called the "Humphrey Bogart" of Poker, due to a resemblance to the late actor.


Quotes

#Quote
1You have to gamble to win. If you don't gamble, you can't win.


Pictures



Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Intercontinental Poker Championship2006TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2010 World Series of Poker2010TV SeriesHimself
National Heads-Up Poker Championship2010TV SeriesHimself (2010)
2009 World Series of Poker2009TV SeriesHimself
National Heads-Up Poker Championship2009TV SeriesHimself (2009)
2008 World Series of Poker2008TV SeriesHimself
National Heads-Up Poker Championship2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself
2007 World Series of Poker2007TV SeriesHimself
High Stakes Poker2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
National Heads-Up Poker Championship2007TV SeriesHimself (2007)
Lucky You2007Himself
World Poker Tour2003-2007TV SeriesHimself
Poker After Dark2007TV SeriesHimself
The Players at the Table2007Video documentary shortHimself
Intercontinental Poker Championship2006TV SeriesHimself
National Heads-Up Poker Championship2006TV SeriesHimself
2006 World Series of Poker2006TV SeriesHimself
2005 World Series of Poker2005TV SeriesHimself (2005)
National Heads-Up Poker Championship2005TV SeriesHimself
2004 World Series of Poker2004TV SeriesHimself (2004)
World Series of Poker2003TV SeriesHimself (2003)

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