Poker is getting famous around the world, despite of the legal hurdles and barriers. Several major Poker tournaments are conducted around the world in which top players compete. In this article we will enlist 7 biggest winners in all-time Poker tournaments.
Daniel Negreanu stands at the top of our list of the biggest winners in all-time Poker tournaments. The 42-year old Canadian Poker player has won 6 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and two World Poker Tour (WPT) championship titles. Negreanu was named the best Poker player of the decade in 2014.
Dan Colman is the second biggest winner of Poker tournaments. The 27-year old American Poker player even defeated Negreanu in 2014 $1 Million Big One for ONE DROP title and then won $22.38 million in live tournaments in the same year. In 2014, he stood at 3rd place in the $10,000 Heads-Up event, before winning The Big One for One Drop for over $15 million.
According to Poker database, Erik Seidel has a total of $31,683,741 earnings from Poker based on all-time data. The 57-year old Poker player who hails from Las Vegas has won no less than eight World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour title.
Antonio Esfandiari, also known as “The Magician” is originally from Iran and was a professional magician before starting his Poker career (he still do some amazing chip tricks). Antonio was behind America’s first legal online Poker website, Ultimate Poker. Antonio has won two World Poker Tour (WPT) championships and three World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets in his career. His total earnings stand at $27,353,449.
No list of all-time biggest winners in poker tournaments could be ever complete without Phil Ivey, The Tiger Woods of Poker. Ivey’s total earnings from Poker are over $23.85 million. He has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, one World Poker Tour title, and appeared at nine World Poker Tour final tables. The Poker community has a consensus that Ivey is the best all-around player in the world.
Scott Seiver is a 31-year old Poker player from New York. His all-time Poker winnings have a total worth of $22.44 million. He won the 2008 World Series of Poker $5,000 No Limit Hold’em event.
Fedor Holz is a German Poker player who excels at online Poker. In 2014, Holz was ranked as the best online MTT player by Pocketfives. But Holz is not only the master of online Poker, he is great at the tables as well. In July 2016, he won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in the $111,111 High Roller For One Drop, taking home over $4.98 million.
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