Jeffrey Lisandro Bio

Jeffrey Lisandro is an Australian professional poker player.

Lisandro is known by many to be a cash game specialist, but is a well-known face on the poker tournament circuit and is regarded as one of the premier Seven Card Stud players in the world. At the 2009 World Series of Poker, he became the first person to win a World Series title in all three seven-card stud disciplines at the same Series when he won tournaments in Stud High, Stud High-Low, and Razz.

Lisandro made his first final table appearance in a World Series of Poker event in 1997, in the $3,000 pot limit hold’em event won by Phil Hellmuth Jr. He has made eleven WSOP final tables since then and won has won four bracelets.

In December 2004, Lisandro won the $25,000 limit hold’em heads-up tournament, defeating Howard Lederer in the final to take home the $194,000 grand prize.

In May 2005, he won the $10,000 no limit hold’em World Series of Poker circuit event at Lake Tahoe, defeating Phil Ivey in the final heads-up confrontation to win the $542,360 prize. Lisandro has said that he considers this to be one of his greatest achievements, as he rates Ivey to be one of the best players in the world.

He won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in 2007 in the $2,000 Seven-Card Stud event beating a final table that included Daniel Negreanu and Nick Frangos.

Lisandro plays online at PokerStars and is a good friend of Jean-Robert Bellande. He is known for chewing gum at the poker table to reduce tells.

With thanks to Wikipedia