Currently residing in Las Vegas, Fabrice Soulier is a French
poker pro with more than $3.2 million (as of 2011) to his name from
live poker tournament winnings. In 2011 Soulier took down the WSOP
$10k H.O.R.S.E Championship for $609,130 - it was his first WSOP
bracelet. In 2001, and again in 2006, Soulier was named the number
one French poker player.
Fabrice Soulier left France in 1998 to try and make a living
playing poker in the casinos of the United States. With a
relatively small bankroll he settled in both New York and Las
Vegas, establishing himself as one of very few French expatriate
pro poker players in the US.
Obtaining a University degree in International Relations,
Soulier followed his dreams of making films, and took a job as an
assistant director. Before turning his hand to playing poker
professionally full-time, Fabrice Soulier was director of the
television shows Un Gars, Un Fille (A Guy, A Girl) and
Farce Attaque (Farce Attack). As well as directing,
Soulier has appeared in front of the camera alongside Bertrand
Grospellier as a teacher on the French poker show NRJ Pokerstars.
In 2007, seemingly not content with playing poker, and appearing in
film and TV about the game, Soulier launched the online poker
Interesting Fact: Fabrice Soulier was one of four characters
featured in the 2006 film "That's Poker" - a documentary which
tracked the lives of professional poker players in Las