Paul "Eskimo" Clark is a professional poker player who currently resides in Las Vegas. Eskimo Clark has been a high-stakes cash-game player for more than 25 years.
Born in New Orleans, Clark learned to play poker while working as a medic in the Vietnam War and played in private games after he got out of the military. He earned his nickname "Eskimo" because looks like the man on the Alaska Airlines logo.
Clark's first WSOP cash was in a 1988 limit omaha event. He has also cashed in the main event in 1997 (19th) and 1998 (25th). He has 3 bracelets, 20 WSOP cashes, and total WSOP earnings of $632,005.
|1992||$5,000 Seven Card Stud||$122,000|
|2002||$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo||$125,200|
He began playing on the World Poker Tour during the 2nd season. During that season, he had a 2nd place finish in a $5,000 No Limit Hold'em event and earned $310,403. He has cashed in 5 WPT events total.
In 2003, Clark won the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event of the Bellagio's Five Diamond World Poker Classic, earning a $160,095 prize by outlasting a final table that included Erik Seidel, Chris Karagulleyan, Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, Johnny Chan and Huck Seed.
As of 2008, his total career winnings exceed $2,600,000.
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