David Benyamine

David Benyamine personal life:

David Benyamine was born and raised in France. However these days he spends most of his time in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is mostly because the biggest live high stakes poker cash games takes place there. Also Vegas is the capital of high stakes golf betting. David Benyamine is one of the poker pros who seem to truly love playing golf and according to multiple sources such as Daniel Negreanu he is also very talented in golf and quick to improve his game. David Benyamine is currently engaged to a poker pro Erica Schoenberg. David was previously sponsored by FullTiltPoker.com but for unknown reasons they stopped sponsoring him fairly soon after signing the contract.

David Benyamine online poker:

David Benyamine was one of the first “live poker pros” to switch over to online poker. And he is also one of the rare poker pros who appears to be also successful in both live and online poker. When it comes to online poker he can be often found playing at Full Tilt Poker under the screen name MR B 2 U SON (MR Benyamine to you son). His favorite online poker games appears to be the $200/$400 pot limit omaha tables and big mixed games such as, $2000/$4000 HORSE. He is well known of his extremely long online poker sessions and massive swings, including multiple $1million one day swings.

David Benyamine live poker:

Benyamine has won 2 World Poker Tour titles, with the first one being from 2003 WPT Paris tournament and second one from 2005 WPT Invitational tournament. He has made the World Series of Poker final table 7 times including one victory. David won his only WSOP bracelet from 2008 $10,000 Omaha hi/lo tournament. As of June 2009 he has won almost $3.5million from live poker tournaments.

Sources used for his poker pro profile: TheHendonMob database.