Paul Wasicka, born on February 17th, 1981 is an American professional poker player who was born in Dallas, Texas. He is currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada and is nicknamed Kwick fish. He shot to fame when he became the runners up at the 2006 World Series of Poker main event and went on to win the NBC National Heads Up Poker Championship the following year. His runner up position at the World Series of Poker 2006 gave him a winning of 6 million dollars. His win at the NBC National Heads up Championship was a much greater moment for him as he managed to defeat some of the top names of poker Paul Wasicka has managed to reach the final table once at the World Poker Tour and had ended with money finishes for 6 times. He finished at fourth place, the year he made it to the final table and competed with players like J.C Tran and Eric Hershler. His winning in the World Poker Tour is about 7 million dollars and this speaks volumes about his consistency and game play at the event.
Besides the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour, Paul Wasicka has also participated in the Aussie Millions main event and had terrible luck after he missed making it to the final table and ended up finishing 12th with a total earning of one hundred and twenty thousand Australian dollars.
At present, Paul Wasicka has a total earning of about 7.6 million dollars. Out of this, 6.9 million dollars are accounted from the World Series of Poker Tournament. He has his official website which is called kwick fish dot com which gives a detailed listing about all his upcoming games and his past achievements and victories. He has been known for his high stakes while playing and this can be seen through the various records regarding tournament results and earnings. Coming 15th in the 2006 World Poker Tour with a winning of one hundred and forty six thousand dollars, he told the entire poker circuit that he would be back with a bang. True enough he made a name for himself a few months later when he won the NBC National Heads up Championship and lived up to his expectations and dreams. His earnings of five hundred thousand dollars were normal, but what elated him was being crowned champion after which he earned greater respect from the poker community and in turn increased his fan base. This also gave him greater exposure in the poker community.