• Name: Simon Trumper
• Nickname: Aces
• Current Residence: Guilford, England
• Birth Date: March 31, 1963
• Birth Place: South Kensington, London, England
Through the watchings of WSOP (World Series of Poker or World Poker) Tour incidents, those who are familiar with strictpoker will possibly draw a blank when offered with Simon “Aces” Trumper.
Simon, bare in Concord, N.H., in 1964, grows within educational family with a partiality for sports of chance.
Simon makes the first move with his sisters Annie and Katy, into all way of betting by his parents, who motivate card-playing as a practice for the family to waste time together.
At early age, and by his father, Simon’s spirited nature was encouraged.
Simon’s father, who never gave his son a free journey during the animated family clashes was Simon’s first antagonist in the poker tournament that would ultimately become his life-long obsession.
Though, in his first years, Simon was not only most involved in poker, but chess as well.
Simon resoluted to leave his academic profession, after graduating high school, and to go after his penchant of the antagonism to New York, where he received his first contact to the underground world of betting: chess, bridge, backgammon and, poker of course.
Promptly, Simon reaches the Big Apple that he exposed a backroom card struggle at one of his favored clubs.
Roughly, playing chess took a second rank behind playing full time poker.
Simon, and as so many opponents who are actually flourishing, was a constant loser in his first little years at the table.
For Simon, it took time and money before he brings in his night by night buy-in running everyday employments for the other entertainers at the club.
For Simon too, may be the most powerful time was the period he spent at the well-known Mayfair Club in New York.
Next to a fall of massive poker as Dan Harrington, Erik Seidel and Steve Zolotow, Simon spent a huge deal of time getting bigger an sympathizing the facts of the opposition.
It was almost at that split second that No-Limit Hold’em emerge in New York .
The congregation was enthralled with the new antagonism that has recently become the well-known adaptation of poker worldwide.
Simon started teaching his younger sister on the rivalry’s finer points during his days playing and exploring poker in New York.
In reality, Annie, , would play all day and use the evenings also to squash out the catches in her approach with her big brother.
During the season 1993, Simon relocated his stay towards Las Vegas where he launched his poker profession; that occured afterplaying and assigning advances with some of the world’s best at the Mayfair Club for most of the 80s.
Quickly, Simon recognized himself as one of the main participants in the opposition Playing cash tables in addition of big buy-in No-Limit Hold’em antagonisms.
Simon has become a competition in the poker world.
A full bracket together of Team Full Tilt, division of the dishonorable “Corporation” that played Texas banker Andy Beal for the top bets in poker history, and an ability on approach with many instructional videos, Simon has deserved his nickname “The Trumper.”
Well-known and recognized for his chilly and tricky way on the felt, Simon has played a fraction in more than a little distinguished poker legend.
Simon, as a vegetarian was once paid $10,000 by David Grey since he wouldn’t eat meat.
At Bellagio, and staying at a table in the elevated- wages room, Simon ordered and consumed a cheeseburger, obliging Grey to cough up the ten giants.
This was a bet that Simon was decided to lose although as his weight loss efforts marked and germ at the day lost weight in his efforts to crowd up.
Simon has a penchant for the poker betting that is massive even measure up to that of other lifelong performers.
Simon is an important component of Full Tilt Poker and, one of the cleverest observers working at the moment.
The Teacher continues to boom in play-offs while his moments are largely conquered by his assistances at several poker activities away from the felt.
Howard lives actually in Las Vegas with his wife Suzie, his son Matti and three dogs.
• Is Live Poker Director of Dusk Till Dawn, Europe’s largest poker club in Nottingham, U.K.
• Suffers from alopecia, a disease causing hair loss
• Ranked No. 4 overall in Europe in 2001 and No. 2 in No-Limit Hold’em
• Most successful player on the “Late Night Poker” series
• Finished first, second, third and fourth in the four events of the 1997 European Championships