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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Washington University in St. Louis, University of California, Berkeley

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William "Bill" Chen (born 1970 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American quantitative analyst, poker player, and software designer.


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Chen holds a Ph.D. in mathematics (1999) from the University of California, Berkeley. He was an undergraduate at Washington University in St. Louis triple-majoring in Physics, Math, and Computer Science, and was also a research intern in Washington University's Computer Science SURA Program where he co-wrote a technical report inventing an Argument Game. He heads the Statistical arbitrage department at Susquehanna International Group.

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At the 2006 World Series of Poker Chen won two events, a $3,000 limit Texas hold 'em event with a prize of $343,618, and a $2,500 no limit hold 'em short-handed event with a prize of $442,511. Prior to these events Chen's largest tournament win was for $41,600 at a no limit hold 'em event at the Bicycle Casino's Legends of Poker in 2000.

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Chen has been a longtime participant in the newsgroup and its B.A.R.G.E offshoot. He has also been a member of Team PokerStars.

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With Jerrod Ankenman, Chen coauthored The Mathematics of Poker, an introduction to quantitative techniques and game theory as applied to poker.

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In February 2009, he appeared on Poker After Dark's "Brilliant Minds" week, finishing in 5th place after his A 3 lost to Jimmy Warren's A A after Chen pushed all-in on a flop of A 3 Q.

As of 2017, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,900,000. His 38 cashes at the WSOP account for over $1,725,000 of those winnings.


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