He is one of the incredible truths of the WSOP (World Series of Poker) Championships and Events of 2004. He is a really dynamic player in the history of World Series of Poker and World Poker Tours who has first cashed in the Poker tournament in 1996 and he became a terrific player in the Poker room at Foxwoods Casino & Resort.
Greg Raymer earned in the eight cashes that include one victory in the various events those have been offered by the Foxwoods between the years of 1998 & 2003. In 2004, he has proved his astonishing skills and quick thinking abilities by cashing at the WSOP. In 2001, this prominent personality of the poker, was unknown to any player around the final table of poker who utilized a fossilized rock as the card cover with his nickname “Fossileman” by wearing the odd, lizard eye hologram goggles. After undertaking his path into the $10,000 Championship through the satellite tournaments on the PokerStars, Greg Raymer crossed the threshold of final table by defeating the strong participants including Dan Harrington and the top finalist Josh Arieh and the eventual runner up David Williams. The year 2004, was the time of his championships where Greg Raymer has captured the biggest ever primary place prize which has became the history in World Series of Poker Main Events with grand amount of $5million.
What this “Fossilemam” has clarified since then he has catapulted on the true ranks of professional figures of the Poker World. And in 2005, Greg Raymer had made the deep outstanding with $25,000 in the WPT Championship before succumbing up in the 33rd place. Greg Raymer solidified the place in the history of World Series of Poker in 2004 & 2005 while finishing the third in 40th Centenary of No Limit Hold’em event by winning the prize pool of $40,000 buy-in on the last schedule of WSOP.