But sometimes, as we've seen before in poker, even legends can stumble.
Rumors have been bouncing around again that Eskimo has fallen on hard times.
Clark's plight and renowned hustling for backers has spawned a well-known series of anecdotes concerning him chasing down his next buy-in.
Even a fake twitter account has now been set up, facetiously tracking his hunt for his next stake.
Warranted? Too cruel? Maybe, given Eskimo's impressive poker C.V. with results stretching back over 20 years and totalling over $2.5 million.
Clark is also a Vietnam vet with health problems that have reared up in recent times, most notably when he collapsed with a mini-stroke at the final table of the 2007 WSOP $1,500 7-card stud event.
He refused to seek medical attention, and even recovered to finish 4th in the tournament.
He may be running through a dry patch, but it might be premature to write off the Eskimo just yet.
He still clearly has some poker skills, as he demonstrated recently picking up $10k for third place at a Caesars Palace $300 freezeout.