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Bruce Atkinson
Nickname(s) Elvis Senior
Hometown Brighton, UK
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None
Money finishes 14
Highest ITM
Main Event finish
61st, 2003

Robert Bruce "Elvis Senior" Atkinson is an English professional poker player and the President of the European Poker Players Hall of Fame.

Atkinson started off playing seven card stud in the early 1980s, but moved to hold'em later.

He first cashed in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 1998 in the seven card stud split event. He finished in 7th place ahead of the likes of Mike Sexton and John Bonetti.

At the 2003 WSOP, he cashed in the $10,000 no limit hold'em main event, finishing 61st. In the same year, he finished 3rd in the Poker Million. He also cashed in the main event in 2005 (530th.)

As of 2008, his total live tournament winnings exceed $500,000.

In addition to playing poker, Atkinson is a professional Elvis impersonator who gives half of his fee to charity.

Atkinson resides in Brighton. He is married with three children.

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