Ferguson is prized for his 2008 win of the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship and the Main Event Winner in 2000. Ferguson brings a mathematical take to the game and is without question a strong element of Team USA.
Harman steps up to assume the role of the all American woman is to date is the only lady who has constantly played and achieved greatness in the highest stakes live games which run frequently at the Bellagio. Not only does Harman hold 2 WSOP bracelets, he has also made a contribution to classic poker instruction books.
America also has some entertaining characters, which team USA boasts through the includes of Mike “The Mouth” Matusow. Matusow is notorious for his table talk, which is typically pretty out-of-this-world and entertaining to say the least. Matusow was the champion of the 2005 WSOP Tournament of Champions and holds 3 WSOP bracelets.
Erik Seidel is the final team member for Team USA. Sdidel also has under his belt that he was the champion of the World Poker Tour Foxwoods Championship and is included in the top five on the all-time poker money list. Seidel holds 8 WSOP bracelets and is by no means a force to be taken lightly.
Amongst other teams competing at the event, Team USA will come up against players froM Australia, China, England, Vietnam, Greece and Brazil. The World Team Poker Event will feature eight different countries, each of which will call forth five-man teams. This year the captains of the teams will have the benefit of being able to make substitutions during the game, this will add extra excitement to the games being played.
Surely, an event not to be missed- only time will tell if Team USA can pull it off and bring home that American Dream.
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