(born December 24, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana
) is a professional poker
player from Phoenix, Arizona
. Schneider was a certified public accountant
and former president and chief financial officer
for three Arizona companies before beginning his poker career in 2002. He is the author of the book Oops! I Won Too Much Money: Winning Wisdom from the Boardroom to the Poker Table
which provides lessons for both poker and business. Tom is also the co-host of the popular poker podcast
, , along with Karridy Askenasy and Dan Michalski, creator and head blogger
at , where Tom is a contributing columnist.
At the 2007 World Series of Poker
Schneider won his first two WSOP bracelets
, one in Pot Limit Omaha
Hi/Lo and the second in Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo. He also made the final table of the $2,500 H.O.R.S.E.
event, finishing in fourth place. These finishes earned him the 2007 WSOP Player of the Year award.
On September 16th, 2008, Schneider won the event #24 of the World Championship of Online Poker
, a $530 buyin No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw
tournament. Schneider, who uses the name 'luvgamble' on PokerStars
, bested a field of 308 to win the $42,000 first prize.
As of 2011, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,600,000.,... Read More