A lot of the big players aren't playing in this year's WSOP, which, I think, is to do with the ban of online poker in the US. Eugene Katchalov and. He is a professional poker player and has won six WSOP bracelets and . It's an interesting blog as far as seeing how online players fair in live. There are thousands of professional poker players in the world, but I can't think of a handful of pros that are Thumb_daniel-negreanu- blog.