When it comes to online poker, few can compare to Bryan Piccioli. The native New York pro has been crushing online and live poker tournaments since around 2007.
Playing under the aliases 'enterthewu19 on Full Tilt and Party Poker. Ad 'the czar19 at Poker Stars. Bryan has won over $6 million online alone. Not many have come close to that! He's recorded over 5,000 cashes and won numerous big tournaments.
At Poker Stars, he has won $3.9 million and is a winner of the famous 'Triple Crown' This is when you won 3 major tournaments within a years' time. He's also been awarded the top spot as online poker player's best tournament player in 2011.
At Full Tilt he has won over $2 million with multiple wins in big events. His biggest win online came at Full Tilt when he placed in 2nd in a FTOPs event. The $2,000 buy in, 2 day event netted Bryan over $282,000 for his play. He also final tabled the Full Tilt Monday Million for $52,000 in 2011.
Playing live poker is also no stranger to Bryan. Although his records do not come close to his online winnings, he has won over half a million. He has made 2 final tables at the WSOP where he has won over $400,000. His first final table appearance at the WSOP was in 2012 when he placed 7th in a $1,500 buy in no limit tournament good for $94,000.
His biggest accomplishment playing live to date was in 2012 though. He would go in the record books when he won the first ever event at the WSOP ASAP. This is the newly formed WSOP tour that plays in Asian and Pacific countries.
He would win the first event which was a $1,500 buy in and bring in $221,000. He also became the first ever bracelet holder of a WSOP APAC bracelet.
Bryan was born in New York, but moved to Mexico after Black Friday to continue playing online poker. A smart for a man of his stature. Winning over $6 million online, he had good reason to continue his play online.