Tony Bloom Biography
Upon taking over the club, Bloom declared his love of the game, “I’ve been a football fan and a gambler since the age of about seven or eight. My interest in both developed at the same time.” Bloom is a longtime fan of Brighton and his family has had a long association with the club: his uncle Ray is a director and his grandfather, Harry, was vice-chairman during the 1970s.
Tony Bloom is a famous Poker Player, who was born on March 20, 1970 in United Kingdom.
According to Astrologers, Tony Bloom zodiac sign is Pisces
Anthony Grant Bloom (born 20 March 1970 in Brighton, Sussex) is British professional sports bettor, poker player, entrepreneur and chairman of Brighton and Hove Albion, a UK football club.
Tony Bloom Net Worth
Tony Bloom is one of the richest Poker Player. Tony Bloom is listed on Richest Poker Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Tony Bloom net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $1,500,000. Bloom won A$600,000 for his second-place finish in the High Rollers Challenge, event 8 of the Australian Poker Millions tournament held in Melbourne in Jan 2009.
Bloom won the £5,000 No Limit Hold’em VC Poker Cup Final in London on 5 August 2005 and won the £200,000 ($351,401) first prize.
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Bloom appeared in the Late Night Poker television series and also has a final table appearance on the World Poker Tour. He also made back-to-back final table appearances in the first two Poker Million events. His first major win came in January 2004 when he won the Australasian Poker Championship in Melbourne, collecting a first prize of around A$420,000 ($320,000, £180,000).
Hughton steered Albion to safety in their 2014–15 campaign, and then guided the club to a 3rd-place position in the Championship in the following season, missing out on promotion to Middlesbrough on goal difference. The club would be defeated in the play-off semi final, for the third time in four years, this time to Sheffield Wednesday.
On becoming chairman, Bloom appointed former Uruguay international Gus Poyet as manager, and together they led the team to promotion from Football League One as champions in 2011, the season before Brighton moved into their new home – the Falmer Stadium. Poyet left the club in 2013 after losing in a play-off semi-final to Crystal Palace. In June 2013, Bloom appointed Óscar García as the new head coach of the club; Garcia resigned after losing a second successive play-off semi-final to Derby County and left the club in May 2014. The next manager was former Liverpool player Sami Hyypiä, who only lasted a few months in the managerial role after a poor start to the 2014–15 season left Brighton in the relegation zone. Chris Hughton became manager towards the end of 2014, and the club have been successful since.
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Facts & Trivia
Ranked on the list of most popular Poker Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom.
He also had a fourth-place finish in the 2005 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions. He was a member of the winning British team in the Poker Nations Cup.
Since 2009, Bloom has been the chairman of Brighton & Hove Albion, who are currently a Premier League club, having gained promotion in the 2016–17 season after 34 years out of the top flight of English football.
Bloom fell short of the million pound grand prize in the Poker Million IX event held in London on 10 December 2010. He finished second behind Gus Hansen.