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Nick Nickell

Frank T. "Nick" Nickell (born 1947) is an American bridge player. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, and lived in from Raleigh, North Carolina, as of 1994.

Nickell was inducted into the ACBL Hall of Fame in 2008. At the time he lived in New York City and led the private equity investment firm Kelso & Company. He "now lives in New York most of the time" (2014).

Nickell has created one of the most dominant Bridge teams of all time, winning 4 world championships and multiple North American Bridge Championships. He formed a successful partnership with Richard Freeman until Freeman's death and has since partnered with Ralph Katz. He has won both team events and pair events.

Nickell is an ACBL Grand Life Master.

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