J.C. Tran


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J C Tran PokerJ.C. Tran, whose full name is Justin Cuong Van Tran, was born on January 20, 1977 in Nha Trang, Vietnam and is the youngest of eight children. He graduated from California State University with a degree in Business Management Information Systems. He is now among the list of professional poker players.

J.C. Tran went to a casino with his brother when he turned 21. He got hooked on playing poker and was doing quite well for himself. The only reason J.C. Tran continued with college was because he was so close to graduating and he wanted that honor.  He was making more money playing poker than he ever would with his degree.

J.C. Tran has already made several World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour final tables, and already has more than 60 money finishes in major tournaments, all but one of them since 2003.  Also, in 2006 J.C. Tran won the main event at the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker.

As of 2013, J.C. Tran has won more than $8 million, including tournament winnings. His ambition is to be a top player year in, year out. To add on, his favorite hobbies are fishing and golfing with Hip Hop, Eletronic and R&B as his favorite music.His favorite poker game is the No Limit Texas Hold’em.

J.C. Tran is a very dangerous poker player, and always a threat to win any event he is participating in.  This poker player who is the youngest of eight children has done very well for himself. J.C. Tran lives in Sacramento, California.

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Justin Cuong Van Tran
(J.C. Tran)
Job Title
Professional Poker Player

About J.C. Tran

Full Name
J.C. Tran
January 20, 1977
Sacramento, California