jodi shapiro


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The first competitions I ever photographed with the intention of doing it long-term were poker tournaments. Poker is often a slow sport, which lends itself well to my desire to really examine my subjects. Over the past few years I have made a lot of friends, and gotten to see some incredible moments.

Three WSOP champions and their bracelets.

Joe Hachem rolls a chip.

Joe Hachem, 2005.

Greg Raymer, 2005.

Andreas Hagen.

Two WSOP champions side by side.

Erik Seidel.

Millie Shiu.

David Williams.

"Miami" John Cernuto.

Two members of the Brenes family.

Greg Mueller.

Eddie Moncada.

Evelyn Ng.

Barry Greenstein away from the table.

Erick Lindgren.

Greg Raymer, 2004.