Poker Player Bio:
a lot of colorful characters in the poker world, (which is probably
why it makes such a fantastic spectator event), but it would
be hard to find one more ominous than The Devilfish. He seems
to have taken quite nicely to his moniker, or perhaps it’s
the other way around. It’s as if the Devil himself walked
into the room when he made his first appearance on the World
Poker Tour. His air of English sophistication combined with
his reputation of being an especially vicious poker player rivals
the likes of Hollywood’s most chilling villains. Hanibal
Lecter has nothing on The DevilFish. And it seems David Ulliott
would have it no other way.
hails from a small town in Northern England, which is where
he both got his start in poker and his eventual nickname. There’s
a great article by the Hendon Mob that details the source of
He is said
to have been playing since the age of 15, and he’s won
a ton of tournaments along the way. With the advent of made
for TV poker shows, The DevilFish has found a well-suited role
participating in both Late Night Poker and the World Poker Tour.
Every show needs a villain. What better villain is there than
one who takes other peoples money for a living?
on The Devilfish on the Web:
Rosario networks with all the pro players, and she takes notes.
Make sure to check out the profile
she put together on DevilFish, as well a this account
of a WPT event the DevilFish won.
- A great
piece on a World
Poker Tour event that the Devilfish won, which also reveals
the source of his infamous nickname.
on the PokerPages.com.
with the Devilfish.
account of Devilfish’s
- WPT –
2003 World Poker Open – Jan. 2003 – 1st - $590K
WSOP Hold’em Pot Limit – May 1997 – 1st
Limit Omaha (Paris, France) – Jun 2001 – 403,600
- No Limit
Holdem (Nova Gorica, Slovenia) – May 2001 – 66,600,000
Lira (“666” the Devil’s number, no kidding)
somehow in Ultimatebet.com.