Men “the Master” Nguyen fled Vietnam by boat in 1978. His poker accomplishments are extraordinary. He is second in WSOP cashes with 67, and he is tied for eighth in WSOP bracelets with 6. He has been on 206 final tables and was named Player of the Year an amazing four times (1997, 2001, 2003, and 2005). Men is twelfth on the all-time money list with $9,217,287 in tournament earnings.