David Baker

David Baker

Name: David Baker

Nickname: David ‘ODB’ Baker – Original David Baker – ‘OG’

Birth Date: 14 July, 1972

Birthplace: Connecticut

Current Residence: Katy, TX

Tournaments: WSOP, WPT

Final table at WSOP: 11

Bracelets: 1 at the 2012 WSOP ($2.5K Eight Game Mix Event)


David Baker is a professional US poker player with over $2 million in tourney winnings (excluding Poker Night in America) to his credit. During his impressive career, he has managed to rack up 11 WSOP final tables, with over 40 in the money finishes. He's also managed to make one final table at the World Poker Tour (WPT) with 8 in the money finishes.

From finance to sales, ‘OG’ quickly found his niche in poker, turning pro in 2004. Among his long list of achievements are 25 World Series of Poker money finishes, with a career-best 17th place in the Main Event of the 2010 WSOP. He claimed his first gold bracelet at the 2012 WSOP. His highest payday for a poker tournament is $396,967 from Event #57 of the NLH Championship of the 2011 WSOP.

He calls himself the original David Baker – otherwise known as ODB Baker since he was competing with David ‘Bakes’ Baker at the same at the World Series of Poker since 2008. David ‘ODB’ Baker is currently one of the hottest stars on 888poker’s Poker Night in America show!