Allen Cunningham was born in 1977 at Southern California. He ultimate immigrated to Los Angeles for higher studies. He started playing poker during his college days at Indian casinos and card rooms. Finally, he decided to drop out college to pursue a career in poker field. Once he started playing as professional poker player, he never looked back. He has made several final tables and cashes during his entire poker career. In 1998, he made his first poker title at WSOP series. In a short time span, he was a skilled and successful player. His first victory came in 1998 in Los Angeles at national Championship of poker.
You would not believe that in 2000, he made total five consistent cashes at WSOP series. In 2001, he was able to acquire his WSOP title at seven card stud event for $5000. Allen Cunningham is a shining star from decades, who started off playing at poker.williamhill.com. He took his second gold bracelet in 2002 and third in 2005.
In 2006, he won his fourth gold bracelet for $3,628,513 and fifth gold bracelet in 2007 at PLHE world championship for $427,287. Meanwhile, he was performing extremely wonderful at other poker events. He finished third at WPT event in 2003 at Paris and finished fourth at WPT finals and he won WPT title in 2007 for a huge cash prize.
He has racked up more than $11 million at live poker events. He was declared as player of the year and best player at the age of 35. He is also playing online in his free time. Today, he has become a full fledged player at Full tilt poker site. He is a sponsored player whose sponsorship will continue for multiple years. He is one of the most respected poker profiles in poker history. Recently he is living in las Vegas with his girlfriend Melissa Hayden.