Dan Harrington (USA)

Dan Harrington (USA)

'Action Dan'

Lifetime Tournament Earnings

$6.6 million

Career Highlights

  • 2 WSOP Bracelets and 5 final tables
  • 1 WPT Championship
  • Made the final table of back-to-back WSOP Main Events (2003 & 2004)
  • 1995 WSOP Main Event World Champion
  • Wrote the strategy book series ‘Harrington on Hold’em’, which are some of the most influential poker books of all time.


Harrington’s career accomplishments as a player and as a writer are equally impressive.  His strategy books, ‘Harrington on Hold’em’ are some of the most popular and influential poker books of all time and still remain relevant today.  As a player, Harrington’s back-to-back WSOP final table runs in such huge tournament fields stands as one of the greatest accomplishments in poker history.  He’s famous for an extremely tight strategy, which earned him the ironic nickname ‘Action Dan’.  Full bio. 

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