- Profession Former Bizness Consultant..now a poker degen
- Favorite Place to Play Live PokerMediterreanean
- Favorite Cash Games 2/5 to 10/20
- Favorite Tournament Game Deepstack MTT's
Jdpc27 - Poker Player Profile
- $5,000,000 in lifetime cashes
- 7 Ranked 7th World Wide
I grew up in Chicago, and went to U of I. Graduated, found one of those business type jobs working for banks and crushed. got laid off, now i crush pokers for a living. Used to love video games, but now i can't find myself playing anything that doesn
P5s Scouting Report
jdtjpoker on Stars. An online tournament star, J.D. began making waves in February '09 with a runner-up performance in the Full Tilt Poker $65k Guaranteed for $19,400 along with an outright victory in the $40k Guaranteed for over $14k. In March '10, he won the Full Tilt $125k Guarantee for $43,400 and took 3rd in the $1k Monday a month later for $38,300. He also won the UB.com $75k Guaranteed in February '10 for $25,400 and debuted in the PocketFives Top 100 Rankings in May '10. One of his largest online tournament scores came in August '10, when he took down the FTOPS XVII Event #8 ($500+35 Pot Limit Omaha 6-max) for $85,600.
In May 2011, Wheeler won the UB $50,000 Guarantee for $13,000. Four months later, he won a $1K WCOOP event for $182,000. In November 2011, Wheeler won the challenging PokerStars Sunday 500 and banked $68,000 after defeating a field of 757.
In October 2012, he took third in the PokerStars Sunday 500 for $40,000. One month later, Wheeler final tabled the PokerStars Sunday $100R for $14,000. That tournament ended in a three-way chop and over 1,000 players turned out. In November of the following year, he drove to a third place finish in the PokerStars Sunday $100R, officially chopping it for $40,000, the second largest cash amount.
His largest live poker tournament score came in July '09 when he placed 2nd in the WSOP Event #54 ($1,500 NLHE) for $418,122.
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WSOP Experience: Poker Players and Spectators Jun 07, 2009