Poker players have become rich earning from the tournaments that happen worldwide. While some players use poker as a way to earn extra money, others have it as their primary source of income. Here is a list of ten poker players based on their total earnings from poker.
Justin Bonomo was one of the youngest poker pros at the age of 16 when he turned $500 into $10,000 at Paradise Poker. Ever since then, Justin Bonomo has won over 20 events to make a total of over $44,000,000.
Daniel Negreanu has a huge fan following in poker because of his amazing brain-at-work while playing poker. He has been named the decade’s player by the Global Poker Index from 2004 to 2013. Today, he stands with around $40,000,000 with seven big games of $1 million wins.
Erik Seidel is one of the most experienced poker players who made a name for himself in the 1988 WSOP Main Event. His knockout round became something to talk about and was also imitated in the movie ‘Rounders.’ Erik has a net worth of around $35,000,000.
Fedor Holz is another young player who rose to fame with a $111,111 win in the 2016 No-Limit Hold’em for One Drop. Since then, he has been winning at the tournaments taking back huge sums of money, making himself stand at number four in our list with over $32,500,000.
David Peters has become an online sensation after he planned to switch in 2003. He has made a successful career in poker while winning over $1 million for nine times in different tournaments. He has a total of 50 cash finishes, always making it to the final-8 tables. His net winnings are around $30,000,000.
Daniel Colman is known for winning several tournaments in his career, including the Big One for One Drop in 2014 WSOP. He has the record for the second-largest payout ($15,306,668) in the history of poker tournaments, bringing him to this list. His total winnings stand at $29,000,000.
Antonio Esfandiari has been playing poker for a long time now become a classic player. He has made six-figure sums every year after 2004 to become a successful career role model for poker enthusiasts. Antonio is also known for the biggest win in poker with $18 at the Big One for One Drop. Today his net winnings are close to $28,000,000.
Bryn Kenney was originally a Magic the Gathering player but transformed into a poker player in 2007. In his ten years of career, he managed to win his first WSOP bracelet in 2017. His recent win was the 20121 Aussie Millions Main Event. His net winnings today stand at over $27,000,000.