Full Tilt Poker Facts About Allen Cunningham
- Was voted the best all-around player under 35 by his peers.
Allen “Clever Piggy” Cunningham plays online at Full Tilt Poker.
Allen “Clever Piggy” Cunningham is 6th on the All Time Money List, with over $10.6 million in career tournament earnings. He has 5 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, and was named WSOP Player of the Year in 2005.
Allen experienced his first notable win in 1999. He placed 1st in the Legends of Poker Main Event at the Bicycle Casino, winning $22K. At the 2000 WSOP, Allen cashed in five events and made it to the final table in the $5K Limit Omaha Hi/Lo tournament. He finished in 2nd place for a $113K payday. At the 2001 WSOP Allen cashed in four events and made it to three more final tables, including a 1st place finish in the $5K Seven Card Stud event. He won his first WSOP bracelet and over $200K. These victories saw him voted Best All-Around Player under 35 by fellow professional poker players.
Allen won his second WSOP bracelet in 2002, earning $160K for first place in the $5K Deuce to Seven No-Limit tournament. In 2005 he made four WSOP final tables and earned his third bracelet in the $1.5K No-Limit Hold 'em event, banking over $750K. He was also awarded the 2005 ESPN/Toyota Player of the Year award. In 2004, took down the $5K No-Limit Hold 'em World Poker Tour championship at the Bellagio for over $111K.
In 2006, Allen won his fourth WSOP bracelet in the $1K No-Limit Hold 'em tournament for over $625K. He also placed fourth in the WSOP Main Event, winning more than $3.6 million. In 2007, he won his fifth WSOP bracelet in the $5K Pot-Limit Hold ‘em event for almost $490K. This tied him in 5th place on the All Time Bracelets List, alongside Team Full Tilt’s Phil Ivey and Chris Ferguson. In June 2007, Allen was the winner of the Poker After Dark $50K Mega Match, banking more than $300K.
In 2008, Allen won the WSOP-C No-Limit Hold ‘em Championship at Caesars Palace for almost $500K. He was the 2007 $15K No-Limit Hold 'em Main Event winner at the Las Vegas Open for a $ 325K payday. Allen also won the National Poker League Championship event at the Las Vegas Open Championship for almost $500K. He also reached the final table of the $2.5K Pot-Limit Omaha/Hold ‘em event at the 2008 WSOP, taking 4th for over $76K.
When he’s not playing tournaments, Allen can be found playing a variety of high-stakes cash games including Pot-Limit Omaha and HORSE. Look for Allen playing poker online at Full Tilt Poker.
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