5 Most Recognizable Elements of Poker Players’ Style
The style of a poker player is universal, however, some famous pros have taken a step further and added something of their own to the classic image.
The style of a poker player is, first and foremost, comfortable clothing, which is often supplemented with accessories such as sunglasses, caps, large headphones, and everything else that makes you feel more comfortable at the table and do not give opponents extra information. Nevertheless, some famous players created their own image. This gave them uniqueness, and now each of them cannot be confused with anyone else.
- Doyle Brunson’s Hat
Doyle Brunson is a poker legend, a man who told us a lot of poker stories, and a professional who always appears in public in a cowboy hat of white or milky color. They say that it also gives him undeniable advantages. When Doyle needs it, he can easily hide his eyes without any glasses with the help of his hat. It has been working for many years. It is difficult to imagine Doyle Brunson without a hat. The most recognizable and respected headdress of the poker godfather takes the deserved first place.
- Dan Bilzerian’s Women
A lot of people all over the world dream about the life and style of this American poker playboy. Dan is known for enjoying every possible element of pampered life: yachts, airplanes, cars, houses, traveling, unusual entertainment and, of course, women. Dan is always surrounded by many beauties. On the vast majority of photos, Dan differently spends time with at least two beautiful girls, although there are usually more of them around him.
- Igor Kurganov’s Hair
PokerStars Pro team member Igor Kurganov was easily recognized before, but now it’s almost impossible not to notice him in the crowd or in the tournament hall. Igor’s head is adorned with a lush long hair. Igor says that he does not like to go to the hairdresser, he is tired of the trouble with his hair, plus this length is easiest to wear. Moreover, thanks to it Igor always differs from his neighbors at the table.
- Phil Hellmuth’s Own Clothing Line
The poker legend might not have been a real legend without his own clothing line. In 2008, Hellmuth launched his clothing line and became the first poker player to do it. Since then, he often appears at the table in the black cap with Aria logo and the 3-bet inscription which costs $35, so you can buy exactly the same. The image can be supplemented with a T-shirt with the initials of the player.
- Scotty Nguyen’s Gold
The owner of five WSOP bracelets and the world champion of 1998 has own unique style. A hairstyle flavored with a generous portion of the gel, the habit of calling everyone “babies” (appeared in 1996, when he began to play a lot of tournaments and could not remember opponents’ names at the table), small round glasses, but most importantly – gold accessories. Nguyen always wears them at all poker events. Scotty is always in the awarded bracelets and in 5 pendants on his neck. Sometimes a few diamond rings are added to these accessories.