Alan Goehring is a kindly player and he is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; born on February 21 in 1963. He was working as an analyst and merchant of the scrap link, and he is now retired. He played poker professionally when he was 37 years old and he claims he is a source of enjoyment, not money. He now resides in the city of Henderson in Nevada.
Goehring came to the public eye when he won the 3rd place in the $ 3000 no-limit Hold’em event of the 1997 World Series of Poker Tournament. He won a cash prize of $ 61,845.
In the 1999 World Series of Poker, Goehring did not take 2nd place in the $ 10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event where Noel Furlong defended. Goehring won $ 768,625 this time. There were still other tournaments that followed where he won 2nd place including the inaugural no limit tournament in Bellagio. The card player magazine called Goehring the “perennial maid of honor” because of her 2nd place winnings.
But things have changed when 1st place won Goehring in the $ 25,000 No-Limit Hold’em World Championship of the World Poker Tour of the Bellagio Star World Poker 5. The first season of the World Poker Tour made Goehring a champion and he took home the grand prize amounting to $ 1,011,886. It was a televised event and was the first major victory of the Goehring tournament. His opponent was a young Russian poker player named Kirill Gerasimov, all-in which it was while Goehring was shot him with a set of queens. Other important players in the final table were Doyle Brunson, Ted Forrest, and Phil Ivey.
After the 2003 World Poker Tour, Alan Goehring’s winnings seem to sit back again in the final tables and the minor positions of the bagging. He ?? 2005 World Tour Tour of the Paris Grand Prix 10,000, he won 5th place and took $ 89,753. The champion was Roland De Wolfe.
Alan Goehring made a name for himself even though he is not always winning the first place during major poker events. His good nature and playing skills had earned him popularity even among his peers. Howard Lederer even made comments about Goehring on his website and he said he looks forward to playing with him.
Goehring has made more than $ 2.5 million, as of 2005, from playing in poker tournaments. His achievements in the poker circuit have given him a place in the list of the best players.