Stu Ungar in May 1997 after winning $1-million in the World Series of Poker Main Event. It was his record-setting third win of the prestigious title. The round, cobalt blue tinted sunglasses, according to a biographer, were worn to "hide the fact that his nostrils had collapsed from cocaine abuse." 18-months later he died in a motel room from a heart condition brought on by years of drug abuse. Said to have won $30-million in his career, in cash and tournament games, he died with only $800 in his pocket.