NigDawG, AKA Christopher Brammer
Christopher Brammer, also known as NigDawG in the online poker circles, is from Winchester in Hampshire, UK. The online poker professional, who is a regular at popular rooms at PokerStars, Titan Poker, and Betfair, also enjoys football, horse-racing, and golf. NigDawG enjoys movies and music, and is often seen listening to his favorite tracks while playing poker.
The professional poker player has been into online gaming since 2007, but it wasn’t until 2011 that he gained popularity. In December 2011, NigDawG came into the limelight from becoming one of the Triple Crown Winners. Brammer won a cash incentive of around $15,000 in that one month alone. On the whole, his total online poker career earnings amount to $2,487,967.10.
Online Poker Wins and Records
The biggest win in NigDawG’s career came during the PokerStars FCOOP in November 2011, just a month before he became a Triple Crown Winner. NigDawG played the FCOOP Main Event that guaranteed €1 Million in cash prizes and took home $236,523.91, after finishing second. His second highest cash win online was a month before that, in October, when he finished first in the $1050 buy-in Super Tuesday event and cashed $ 64,822.50.
His other notable cashes online include a win of amount $ 59,773.50 in the PokerStars Sunday Rebuy event (finished first), $56,152.60 at the PokerStars NRL Holdem Guaranteed event (finished second), and $54,611.00 at the Sunday Brawl on Full Tilt Poker (Finished third). NigDawG’s average online poker earnings come up to $ 1,181.64, over the 2100 odd online cashes he has had.
Brammer is registered as lehonhonhon on Pokerstars.FR, kid_bramm on Full Tilt, and NigDawG on other sites including PokerStars, Betfair, Titan Poker, and Party Poker. His maximum earnings were from PokerStars.com, where he won $1,477,193.30 over a period of 5 years. He also earned a good amount from Full Tilt Poker ($472,687.65) and PokerStars.FR ($324,224.71). NigDawG is also the top online poker pro in the UK, after he earned his first Triple Crown title in December 2011.
Live Poker Experience
NigDawG has been fairly active in the live poker circles too, which is evident from his total earnings from his poker tournaments. The professional poker player has participated in most of the mainstream poker tournaments in the world, including the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the European Poker Tour, Aussie Millions, the UKIPT, the Grosvenor UKPT, and the WSOP Europe. In all, his total winnings from live poker events come up to $925,751. Of them, he had two first-place finishes, one in the 2011PokerStars UKIPT Season 8 in London and the other during the seventh season of the same event in the year 2010.
His highest cashes in live poker include a win of $297,874 for finishing 5th in the 2012 WSOPE NLH Main Event. The second highest cash win was at the 2012 WSOP in July, when he finished 5th to take home an incentive of $200,502.
Recent Poker Activity for NigDawG
PokerStars is perhaps the best place to find NigDawG at present, as that is where he spends most of his time these days. His recent wins include a cash prize of $ 1,045.92 at the 125K GTD $215 Sunday Supersonic on November 4. He also cashed in an amount of $ 2,048.35 for finishing 13th in the FCOOP €100 NLH RA event and $ 3,631.39 for finishing first in the PokerStars $33 Holdem R+A event on October 29, 2012.
“I set out to be second in the U.K. in 2011. I didn’t think moorman1 (pictured) was beatable, but I managed to surpass that goal, so I guess I really should set my sights on the top now.” – After he was ranked top online poker player in the UK in 2011.