A year ago, we had a little holiday fun here at the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog when we published: What Questions Did 21 Famous Poker Personalities Have for Santa Claus? That got us thinking about what Xmas presents some of the most well-known personalities in poker would want if given a carte blanche by Santa.
As it’s that special time of year again, we wanted to bring some more smiles to your faces, so we you hope enjoy this special post.
Norman Chad: 12 new ex-wife jokes or 12 more ex-wives to joke about
Allen Kessler: 12 more blind levels
Daniel Negreanu: 12 more re-buys
Ted Forrest: 12 rounds with Mike Matusow
Phil Hellmuth: 12 mirrors
Daniel Colman: A $12 million buy-in tournament attended by 12 people
Former WSOP Main Event Champion Robert Varkonyi: 12 people who remember
Antonio Esfandiari: 12 more fan letters like this
GPI’s Alex Dreyfus: To be ranked #12 on BLUFF’s Power 20
Jason Somerville: A 12-hour Twitch live stream of Jason Somerville talking in his sleep
Olivier Busquet: 12 “I Love Israel” T-shirts
Gus Hansen: A time machine that takes you back 12 years
Mike McDonald: A 12-minute-long stare down with Amaya CEO David Baazov
William Pappaconstantinou (a.k.a. Billy Pappas): A 12-letter last name
Gavin Smith: 12 more beers
Jeff Gross: Selfies with everyone else on this list to climb 12 steps higher up the “famous via association” ladder
Phil Ivey: $12(.4) million from Crockfords
Curtis Rystadt: A copy of Hevad Khan’s A 12-Step Guide to 15 minutes of Poker Fame
Jean-Robert Bellande: 12 more months of relevance
Doyle Brunson: 12 more months Ed. Note: but of course we wish Doyle at least another 12 years 🙂
If you’re one of the poker personalities listed, thanks for being a good sport and taking it all in good fun. If the list gave you a good chuckle, spread some holiday cheer and share this with your families, friends, and followers.