Lee Watkinson (born 1966 ) is an American professional poker player and was chosen by the Card Player magazine Player of the Year in 2004.
Success in poker
At the WSOP 2004 Watkinson second in the $ 5,000 Pot Limit Omaha tournament. He was 45th in the main event for which he received $ 235,390 in 2005. A year later he was in the same tournament 113
His first bracelet he won in 2006 in the $ 10,000 Pot Limit Omaha competition. He was awarded $ 655,746.
In the Main Event of the World Series of Poker 2007, the leap he succeeded to the final table. He had to bury early and go to the Eighth place his ambitions. He received $ 585,699 after all.
He is one of the pros at Full Tilt Poker.
To date, its total revenues are in poker tournaments at about $ 3,200,000.
Watkinson stated several times that his main interests are mainly wrestling and surfing next to the sport of poker. He struggled for a while myself, from the College until 2001. Moreover, he is a staunch animal rights activists.