United Airlines passenger Dr. David Dao, who was simply violently eliminated from an overbooked trip after refusing to give up his seat on Monday, was catapulted into instant worldwide fame after the incident’s phone cam video went viral, causing general public outcry over his rough manhandling.
United Airlines passenger David Dao, it turns out, has well over a quarter million dollars in winnings from live poker tournaments.
Dao, it appears, is a pretty good poker player, with over $265,000 in live poker tournament cashes to his name, many from World Series of Poker (WSOP) occasions. One cash was as recent as January 17 this year, as he played a WSOP Circuit occasion in Tunica, Mississippi and placed 11th for $1,191.
Dao, a Kentucky-based pulmonologist whom told United he wasn’t willing to give his seat up after being randomly selected, claiming he had to see clients each morning, has seen his bloody elimination with a Chicago Department of Aviation security officer go viral.
According toHendon Mob,the largest online database of live poker results, Dao has long enjoyed No Limit Texas Hold’em. In fact, the physician has amassed an impressive poker resume that includes 29 cashes. Their earnings total over $266,000, aided by the vast majority coming from World group of Poker (WSOP) and Circuit events.
His finish that is best was at 2009 at the WSOP Circuit $5,000 Main Event at Harrah’s Tunica,w Leer más