Yevgeniy Timoshenko was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine and grew up in Washington State. He has taken the poker world by storm. In 2007, he won the Paddy Power Open in Dublin, and in 2008, he won the Asian Poker Main Event in Macau. In 2009, he won the Five Diamond WPT Main Event and the World Championship of on line poker. Yevgeniy has $3,233,454 in tournament earnings.