Alan Goehring

Alan Goerhing, born February 21, 1962 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was originally a junk bond analyst and trader who now resides in Henderson, Nevada. As of 2009, He has won over $5 million in live poker tournaments but still considers poker a hobby and plays for fun, not the money.

Most people know him best from his first place finish in 2003 in the $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship during Season 1 of the World Poker Tour. On that show, he went heads up with a very talented newcomer - Kirril Gerasimov. The young Russian went all-in on Goehring a couple of times and stole a couple of pots but Goehring trapped him when he flopped a set of Queens and Kirril went all-in with nothing. Goehring made $1,011,886 in his first major win at a final table that also included Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson and Ted Forrest.

His other big win was in the L.A. Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino where he won a then-WPT-record of $2,391,550. Even though he has never won a bracelet, Goerhing finished 2nd in the 1999 WSOP Main Event, earning $768,625. He lost with pocket 6’s to Noel Furlong’s pocket 5’s when Furlong flopped a 5.


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i at first thought that he was a fluke after watching the 1st WPT championship. but he actually finished second against noel furlong in the 99 WSOP.

JetsFan315 on July 10, 2005

i Play Poker Since 7 Years Old. now im 18.10/1 match %.I See this Guy.. mmm nice.. butif u wanna be good player .. just dont think about money Just play, dont talk with u mind. just play.

ReT on June 7, 2005

all this guy did was make a real good bluff of $200,000.00 thats the only thing he did and got lucky with the 8 on fith street.

Unregistered on May 1, 2005

One of the most unconventional players i've ever seen. Impossible to put on a hand. Extremely fearless, aggressive, and dangerous player.

sonic83244 on March 18, 2005

I am Captain Cool and I rule the No Limit one and I mean no one can even hold a candle to my ability to play this game. By the way ladies I'm always here if you want lessons...for a price of course or trade?

Unregistered on February 28, 2005

I heard he is a very unorthodox player

Enkhbat on December 1, 2004

Just look at [url][/url] to see how good Howard thinks this guy is...and then maybe anyone who thinks he plays poorly will be humble enough to be quiet

Cspas on November 10, 2004

4 times in a row with nothing.. then lost when he went all in against a monster... hmmm maybe poker's more than just playing each hand perfectly and more about the big picture... hhmmmm.... seems like Alan's good at that...

Juice on November 5, 2004

i saw this guy at the wpt against the young russian, i must say that the Russian guy went all in 4 times in a row with NOTHING, and this guy was a coward.... too bad gerasimov lost though.

Shkerdhati on October 27, 2004

Hahaha, he has more money then all of you... Poker is a hobby, he retired at 37 with more money then any of you will make

Unregistered on October 17, 2004

Have not seen him since last season. I love when Phil Hellmuth was talking trash to him at the Battle at the Sands.

Unregistered on June 20, 2004

won the 1st season wpt championship

adam on June 7, 2004

Who?? Looks like Lyle Lovitt.

ItsNotATumor! on June 6, 2004

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