Gregory Raymer is a professional poker player from Minot, North Dakota. Greg is quite well-known for his achievement in World Series of Poker (WSOP), 2004, Main Event. In the World Series of 2004, Raymer did defeat David Williams by winning the 1st prize $ 5,000,000 in the $ 10,000 no limit Texas hold’em of the Main Event of WSOP.
In the next year Raymer ended up in the 25th place out of the 5,619 players in the WSOP Main Event, 2005 and won $ 304,680. In the same year, Raymer entered the opening of the British Poker Open and it was the biggest live poker even in the history of UK. Raymer entered the final table and he came as the 3rd in the live final and he won £20,000. Raymer won the 1st World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) bracelet of his life on the 17th September of 2007 and he achieved Event #6 of WCOOP, 2007, a $320 Pot Limit Omaha. Raymer got $ 168,362 by winning this event. Within two years, Raymer again got the 3rd place amongst 201 poker players in the event of World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2009, $ 40K No Limit Hold’em and he won $ 774,927. Raymer did achieve four Heartland Poker Tour events, in the year 2012. In the same year, he won the award, Heartland Poker Tour Player of the Year and earned $ 371,967 in winnings. As of 2012, Greg’s live tournaments winnings go beyond $ 7,200,000.
Raymer’s nickname is Fossilman and since 2011, he operated a poker training school, named Fossilman Poker Training.
Greg Raymer was one of the members of the Team PokerStars Pro; they endorsed PokerStars.com, which is biggest poker site online across the world. But Raymer is not a member of the Team PokerStars Pro from the early of 2011.