When Johnny loses a hand, he often asks for the deck to be changed.
Johnny likes to wear a diamond rattlesnake ring.
Johnny mentored the 2006 World Series of Poker Champion Jamie Gold.
Johnny is married and owns six houses.
Johnny's nickname is "The Oriental Express."
His lifelong goal is to open a casino.
Johnny's nickname is "The Orient Express."
He enjoys swimming, playing pool, and bowling in his spare time.
He has won money in 38 WSOP tournaments as of 2007.
Johnny is known for keeping a "lucky" orange with him at the poker tables. He used it to overpower the smell of smoke, which bothered him.
He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2002.
Johnny's heads-up playing at the WSOP was featured in the movie "Rounders."
Johnny has 10 World Series of Poker Bracelets as of 2007.
Johnny has six children.
Johnny: (referring to tournament poker) I love this game. I love this game.
Johnny: (after being asked if he listens to rap music) Only when I'm playing to keep my mind clear and stay focused. So I've got a little rap in me.
Johnny: Cats have nine lives. Poker players need about 20.
Johnny: Not too many players try to bluff me. If there's any bluffing or stealing, I'm going to be the one doing it.
Johnny: (after winning $75k) This doesn't even cover my monthly expenses.
Johnny: (after being asked how his tournament performances were) Tournaments are for people who want to be a celebrity, I am already a celebrity. I make my money in the ring games.
Johnny: (after being asked how much money he makes) The tax collectors don't need to know how much I make.