Source: WSOP Facebook page
Russell Thomas was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and moved to Hartford, Connecticut. He works there an an actuary and graduated at Temple University.
Russell was able to finish three WSOP events in the money. He became 248th in the last Main Event and reached a final table in event #16: No-Limit Holdem / Six Handed in 2010 for $84,256.
He is just a part-time poker player but is in a very good position at the final table of this years Main Event. He goes into the finale in fourth position with 24,800,000 in chips.