Events and Winners

Season 1 Aruba Poker Classi Oct 9-11, 2002 Winner: Juha Helppi, $274,000 Costa Rica Classic Oct 18-19, 2002 Winner: Jose Rosenkrantz, $108,730 Gold Rush Nov 10-11, 2002 Winner: Paul Darden, $146,000 World Poker Finals Nov 14-17, 2002 Winner: Howard Lederer,

Famous Winners

Howard Lederer Howard Lederer also known as “the professor” because of his analytical and methodical approach to poker has been around since the mid-eighties but stayed off the spot-light until 2002, the year the World Poker Tour started. He got