Greg Raymer is born on 25th July 1964 in North Dakota. He is a professional player of poker. He has completed his graduation in Biochemistry from Minnesota University. He worked for pharmaceutical company Pfizer for 6 years. Greg Raymer has nicknamed as “Fossilman”, because he uses fossil as a card protector during his playing. He won the WSOP Main event in 2004 and become very famous. He cashed first time in the WSOP Main event in 2001, where he won prizes of $1,500. He won prize cash prize of $5,000,000 by defeating David Williams. He cashed 18 times in the WSOP Main event and two times in World Poker Tour event.

In 2005, Raymer got 25th place and earned a cash prize of $304,680. In British poker event of 2005, Raymer got 3rd place and won prizes in £20,000. In 2007, he won bracelet in World Championship of Online Poker game, and he earned a cash prize of $168,362. In 2009, he got 3rd place in the WSOP Main event and won a cash prize of $774,927. He won the Heartland Poker Tour in 2012. Till 2014, his total of winning cash prizes becomes more than $7,400,000. He is a popular poker player. Most of his winning cash prizes are from WSOP events.

He opened the poker training school in 2011 named as ‘Fossil Man Poker Training’. He was a member of the ‘pokerstars.com’ website, but now he is not a member of this largest online poker website since 2011. Currently, he is one of the members of director team of poker players alliance. In 2013, he was arrested by police against crime, against the nature act. His total of cash prizes won in the WSOP Main event becomes $6,487,512 and from that he won $5,000,000 in 2004. He had ranked as the number one player in the Global poker directory in this year. He became the first player who won $5,000,000 in just a single event. He is successful poker player of America.