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John Bonetti

Death: Jun 27, 2008

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Nationality: United States

John Bonetti

Date of Death : Jun 27, 2008
Birth Place : Brooklyn

John Joseph Bonetti was an American professional poker player from Houston, Texas. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bonetti began playing at the age of 54, and won three bracelets at the World Series of Poker. Bonetti also made several notable finishes in the No Limit Texas Hold'em WSOP Main Event: 1987 23rd place - $10,000 1989 16th place - $12,500 1990 8th place - $33,400 1992 12th place - $10,100 1993 3rd place - $210,000 1996 3rd place - $341,250 Bonetti finished on the television bubble of the World Poker Tour Fifth Annual Jack Binion World Poker Open, winning $86,377. Between May 1987 and February 2003, Bonetti won more than 40 poker tournaments. On June 27, 2008, Bonetti died at the age of 80. As of his death, his total live tournament winnings were $4,188,332. His 32 cashes at the WSOP accounted for $1,743,993 of those winnings.

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