Chad Brown – Team PokerStars Professional
Brown in 20 words or less: Brown is one of the best split pot players on the tournament circuit today.
|Name:||Chad Brown (Born August 13, 1968)|
|Residence:||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Preferred Game:||7 Card Stud Hi/Lo|
|Biggest Tournament Cash:||$324,777 – 2nd Place – 2007 WSOP $5k No-Limit 2-7 Championship|
|Interesting Fact:||Brown was a working television and film actor before turning to poker.|
Bio: Brown grew up learning the game in the Italian Deli’s of his native Bronx, New York. He moved to Los Angeles to become an actor and supplemented his income playing in the local poker rooms. He soon decided that poker was paying more of his bills and he turned to it full time.
Brown first cashed in a WSOP event in 1993, just missing the final table of a $1,500 Limit Hold’em Event. His poker resume is littered with a number of second and third place finishes. His most notable live cash to date was a runner-up finish in the 2007 NBC National Heads-Up Championship good for $250K. One notable win was a PokerStars WCOOP $5,200 HORSE victory in 2006 for $223K.
Brown is married to fellow PokerStars Pro Vanessa Rousso.
Playing Style: Brown has a tight aggressive reputation at the tournament table.