Stanley Weiss is an American professional poker player currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States of America. He has the distinction of placing first in two events in Mirage Poker Showdown (MPS) and has also managed a couple of final-table finishes.
The 36th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP), where he earned $2,895 in the Limit Omaha Hi/Lo event on June 6, 2005, was the first WSOP appearance made by Stanley Weiss in his poker career. The following year was a landmark for Stanley Weiss as he had first-place finishes in two of the events that he played. On May 4, 2006 he participated in the Mirage Poker Showdown/World Poker Tour (WPT) Event Season 5 and earned his first ever victory, bagging a handsome $65,349 in the $500 No-Limit Hold’em preliminary event. Within two weeks of this impressive win, Stanley Weiss again emerged victorious in the same tournament, this time, in the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em main event, where he had to compete in a field of 384 entrants, who contributed to a prize pool of $3,724,800. On the final hand Stanley Weiss held Ks 5d and outdrew Harry Demetriou’s Kh 6c on the river to emerge as the winner. Stanley Weiss walked away with a mind-blowing $1,294,755 for his first-place finish, this being his largest ever prize money at any tournament till date.
A year after this success run, Stanley Weiss again participated in the Mirage Poker Showdown/World Poker Tour Event Season 6 and made it to the final table in the No-Limit Hold’em event held on May 16, 2007. He finished fourth in the event and increased his bankroll by pocketing $15,812.
At the 38th Annual World Series of Poker, Stanley became richer by $78,020 by finishing sixth at the final table of the WSOP No-Limit Hold’em event that was held on June 6, 2007. On October 26, the same year, he also managed to cash-in at the Caesars Indiana WSOP Circuit Event in No-Limit Hold’em. Stanley Weiss ended 2007 by participating in the Harrah’s New Orleans Winter Bayou Poker Challenge-WSOP Circuit Event and earning $3,026 by finishing twelfth in the No-Limit Hold’em event. Recent records show that he has cashed 8 times in different tournaments and his total tournament winnings amount to $1,461,758.