Full Tilt Poker's Chris "Jesus" Ferguson

Chris Ferguson in person is a very polite and respectful sort of person. Quiet as you might have imagined, but always willing to stop and chat with a fan for a second, pose for a photograph, and just really give back a little bit. Ferguson, who was born in Los Angeles California on April 11th 1963, received his PhD in computer science at UCLA. Which in itself is a tremendous accomplishment, additionally; Chris won 5 WSOP bracelets, including a main event bracelet in 2000. Ferguson has won 3 WSOPC events, and took home the prize in the 2008 National Heads up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace Casino in Las Vegas. So you've always wanted to know...

Why do people call Chris Ferguson Jesus?

Well if you've seen his photographs, you probably have some idea. It's not just his skill at a poker table that has people calling Mr... Ferguson Jesus, but his long brown hair and beard as well. Chris started playing poker online way back before real money poker was available on an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) Poker Network as early as 1989. Enjoying the game

Chris Ferguson Put together a team to Start Full Tilt Poker

Not only does Ferguson play poker at Full Tilt Poker, he helped to build the online poker site, which we might add is one of the largest online poker rooms in the entire world. Back in 2002, the computer science guru put together the team that started Full Tilt, which includes pro players Scott Montgomery , Eric Lynch , Mike Matusow and Phil Ivey. Even today Chris works with Full Tilt on design and promotion of the site, hence the bad boy Full Tilt Poker cowboy hat Chris is well known for.