Howard Lederer Net Worth
Howard Lederer Net Worth: Howard Lederer is an American professional poker player who has a net worth of $60 million. A professional poker player, Howard Lederer has won two World Series of Poker Bracelets and two World Poker Tours. He is also the co-founder, along with Chris Ferguson and Ray Bitar, of Tiltware, Inc., the company that created the "Full Tilt Poker" online gambling site. Born in Concord, New Hampshire, in 1963, Howard Lederer grew up in a family that loved to play cards and chess. While in high school, Lederer began playing chess more seriously and moved to New York City to compete. He left Columbia University to pursue a poker career and started mentoring his sister in the game. He had eight final table appearances at the World Series of Poker before he earning his first bracelet in 2000 and his second in 2001. "The Professor" has had 44 money finishes at the World Series of Poker. He has appeared on "Poker After Dark" more than a dozen times and does video commentary for other competitions. Lederer contributes to several poker strategy guides and sat on the board of the Poker Players Alliance for five years. He is a founder and former president of Tiltware LLC, which worked closely with Full Tilt Poker. He was named in a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit accusing Full Tilt of fraud in 2011; Lederer settled with the government a year later, forfeiting more than $2.5 million in assets while not admitting to any accusations. He and his wife, Suzie, are active philanthropists who hold regular charity events. They live in Las Vegas with their son.