Jonathan Duhamel, a member of Team PokerStars Pro, is a Canadian poker professional. He has vast knowledge and understanding when it comes to poker tournaments. He is popular for his win in 2010 WSOP Main Event. Before his rise to the top in tournament games, he was a cash player. His poker career started with small cash games at poker events held in US.
He first appeared on the top when he finished 10th at the European Poker Tour final table in 2008 at Prague Event. With only 18 months to the next major event, this ended up being the start of something big for him.
When he went to WSOP main event in Las Vegas, he hit the ground running, where he finished 6th in $1500 No Limit Hold'em and 15th in $2,500 No Limit Hold'em event. Together with other 7,318 players, Jonathan turned his focus to WSOP main event, looking forward to winningpoker's biggest prize.
In 2010, he won the WSOP Main event, where he closed the Championship title, a gold bracelet and earned $8,944,310. He also made history as the first Canadian and youngest ever poker players to claim the title.
In 2011, he emerged a winner of EPT Deauville tournament, a $10,000 high roller event, where he won $272,209. Within the same year, he cashed twice over $40,000 earnings in the 2011 World Series of Poker.
In January 2012, Jonathan kicked off with an incredible run by making to four final tables at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, where he finished fourth and took home over $1,200,000 at the high roller event.
After his winnings, Jonathan decided to focus more on tournaments than cash games. This could be attributed by the fact that he already won the biggest tournament in poker and is gearing to earning more, something scary for his prospective opponents.
Before he started playing poker, Jonathan went to college to study finance. Besides poker, he likes ice hockey, soccer, baseball and listening to music during his free time.