Jennifer Harman and John Juanda. If you are interested in poker at any semi-serious level, there’s a pretty big chance that you have heard those names before, as they are amongst the best and most well-known poker players of their generation.
Now they two will forever be recognized for their great poker skills and the work they did for the game, as they became member 49 and 50 in the Poker Hall of Fame - Memberships that will be officially confirmed in the Binion’s Gambling Hall in Las Vegas on November 6 at 7.00 PM.
"Congratulations to the newest members of the Poker Hall of Fame," said Poker Hall of Fame governing council member Ty Stewart. "Both Jen and John are well-respected, long-time poker players who have paid their dues and deserving to represent the 2015 Class of the Poker Hall of Fame."
Harman became the first woman to win multiple WSOP bracelets and has taken home more than $2.7 million in tournament winnings through her career. Harman has played two WPT final tables and a massive 12 WSOP final tables and also played some of the biggest cash games in the world, showing her massive talent for poker.
Indonesian-born Juanda may not be the biggest talker at a table, but he is a great player who have collected more than $17 million in tournament winnings throughout his career. He has won a massive five WSOP bracelets, taken home EPT, APT, PPT and many other tournament titles as well in his career, making him feared in the live tournament circuit.
The two players beat eight other players to get their two seats. The eight other players were: Terry Rogers, Max Pescatori, Carlos Mortensen, David Chiu, Bruno Fitoussi, Matt Savage, Chris Bjorin and finally the late David “Devilfish” Ulliott.