Marco Traniello

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Marco Traniello
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Traniello at the 2007 World Series of Poker.
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada
Born (1973-08-14) August 14, 1973 (age 45)
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)27
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)None
Money finish(es)4

Marco Traniello (born August 14, 1973, in Gaeta) is an Italian professional hairdresser and is sponsored professional poker player on Full Tilt Poker.[1]


Traniello made his first appearance at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 2005, finishing in the money in seven different events (tied for the most money finishes in the 2005 WSOP with Michael Mizrachi and Tony Cousineau). Amongst these money finishes, Traniello made the final table of the $2,000 pot limit hold'em event.

He played in the 2005 World Speed Poker Open in London and cashed in the $15,000 no limit hold'em main event of the World Poker Tour Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

Traniello writes for Card Player Magazine and is a member of Marcel Luske's Circle of Outlaws.[2]

At the 2007 World Series of Poker, he made it to the final table in the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha event, he finished 5th, winning $156,435, his biggest win to date.

As of January 2015, his total live tournament winnings exceed $700,000,[3] his 27 cashes at the WSOP account for $489,220 of those winnings.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Prior to working as a professional poker player, Traniello was a real estate agent and the captain of an oil ship.[2]


  1. ^ " - ProChat". Retrieved 2009-03-27.
  2. ^ a b Bourne, Suzy (2007-08-09). "Poker Players - The Circle of Outlaws". We Do It All Vegas. Retrieved 2008-05-18.
  3. ^ Butt, Robert. "Marco Traniello - stats". Retrieved 2008-05-18.
  4. ^ World Series of Poker Earnings Archived 2009-09-19 at the Wayback Machine,

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