Thomas Cloutier is born on 13th Oct 1939 in California. He is one of the oldest players of poker. He is currently living in Texas. He got scholarship football as well as basketball during his education. He had also interested football and basketball, but he stopped education because of financial problems in family. He played many football matches but injury made his career in football for a very short period. After leaving football team, he started his own food company, but it did not become famous so finally he shifted to Texas.
When he realized that he was able to earn more money by playing poker instead of working then, he had started playing poker and became a professional player of poker. He is only one player of poker who won all types Omaha in WSOP. He won six bracelets in the WSOP events as well as he won many titles in other poker tournaments. He was placed four times in top 5 poker players of WSOP poker events. He finished in 2nd place two times of the WSOP Main event in 1985 and 2000 where he has beaten by Bill Smith and Chris Ferguson. Cloutier is 2nd player who finished a total of 39 times at the final table of the WSOP Main event.
In World Poker Tour event of 2003, he finished in 3rd place. Till 2004, his total of winning cash prize exceeded $10,000,000 of which he won a cash prize of $4,362,048 alone in WSOP events. He finished in 5th place in the WSOP Main event of 1988 and in 3rd place of the WSOP main event of 1998. In 2005, he won but this was his last winning, and 6th bracelet and he also had earned a cash prize of $627,100 in WSOP Hold’Em event. He cashed total 60 times of WSOP main event. He cashed 9 times in World Poker Tour and only one time European Poker Tour. He is one of the most successful player of poker.