Nickname: "barryg1"/ "The Robin Hood of Poker"/ "The Bear"
Date of birth: December 30, 1954
Winnings in live tournaments: over 8 336 000$
The best result: 1 278 370$ (the 1st place at Main Event Jack Binion World Poker Open 2004 for 10 200$).
Main achievements: 3WSOP bracelets, a member of Poker Hall of Fame
Barry Greenstein is talented professional who makes informed decisions and has analytical approach to play. All these qualities make him a dangerous competitor at the table.
Barry got acquainted with poker in childhood and since then he didn’t give up with it. Possessing a mathematical mindset he achieved good results both in poker and in further studying at the University of Illinois where he entered to the Faculty of mathematic and programming. It was easy for him to combine the game and study.
Greenstein started to play in large events in the 1990s, however the 2000s brought him a significant success. In 2004, 2005 and 2008 he built a collection from 3 WSOP bracelets. Furthermore, in 2003 Barry won 7-Card Stud tournament for 127 000$ at Larry Flynt's Poker Challenge Cup. His prize was 770 000$. His victory at Main Event Jack Binion World Poker Open for 10 200$ in 2004 was a significant one, he earned 1 278 370$. These two results are the largest ones in the player’s career.
"barryg1" has a lot of victories and cashes in tournaments. He demonstrates stable good results at WSOP. For example, in 2017 he hit the prizes of bracelet tournaments 13 times and he had the same amount of ITM at WSOP in 2018.
Greenstein gives a significant part of his winnings to various charitable organizations. That’s why Barry is named "The Robin Hood of Poker".
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