Matt Giannetti (24,750,000)
Originally from Austin, Texas, Matt Giannetti graduated from the University of Texas before moving into professional poker in 2006 and moving to Las Vegas.
He is a very competent and aggressive high stakes NLHE player in both live and online tournaments, where he plays under the handle ‘hazard21'.
On Wednesday this week he doubled his chip stack twice with all-in plays holding pocket jacks, illustrating his aggression and instincts.
A regular at WSOP tourneys, he started appearing around 2006 and has cashed at eleven World Series events, his best prior to 2011 being for $66,544 in a $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event in 2009, although he has played in the main event before and cashed for $22,266. His record also shows a $65 000 win in the 2006 WPT Championship, where he finished at 35th. In all he has achieved live tournament career earnings of around $500 000.
The Other November Niners : Listed By Chip Stack. Click –> For all 2011 Wsop News
- Martin Staszko: chip leader on 40,175,00 chips
- Eoghan O’Dea (33,925,000)
- Matt Giannetti (24,750,000)
- Phil Collins (23,875,000)
- Ben Lamb (20,875,000)
- Badih Bounahra (19,700,000)
- Pius Heinz (16,425,000)
- Anton Makievskyi (13,825,000)
- Samuel Holden (13,825,000)