Erick won his first major tournament at the Bellagio in 2002 and followed that up with his first WPT win just 10 months later. Not even six months after that, Erick won the Poker Million III, where he walked away with the million dollar top prize.
Nicknamed “EDOG” , 2 WPT Championships, 2004 WPT Player of the Year, Winner of Poker Million III Winner of “FullTiltPoker Pro Showdown at Red Rock Casino”
2006 is looking even better for Erick. He started off strong in January, when he took third in the WPT No-Limit Hold 'em Championship event at the 2006 Borgata Winter Open.
Then, Erick won the Fourth Annual Five Star Poker Classic. In June, Erick won $600,000 in the $120,000 No-Limit Hold 'em event at the “FullTiltPoker.Net Pro Showdown at the Red Rock Casino.”
After that, he cashed in four events at the 2006 WSOP, finishing second in Short Handed No-Limit Hold 'em to fellow Full Tilt Poker pro Jeff Madsen.