Allen Cunningham was born in Riverside, CA. He quit his engineering studies at UCLA and became a great professional poker player. In World Series of Poker stats, he has 5 bracelets and is ranked 22nd in number of cashes with 41. He finished 4th in the 2007 WSOP Main Event. Allen has accumulated a grand total of $10,398,118 in career tournament earnings, the eighth most by any player.