introduced in the United States in the early 19th century and spread like
wildfire throughout Europe and Asia. Online poker has become one of
the most popular games for gambling enthusiasts who look forward to winning and
return home with handsome winning amounts.
learn some interesting poker facts before we move on to the list of top poker
1: The ratio of male to female online
poker players is approximately 10:1.
2: Russia has the maximum number of online
3: It is estimated that there are approximately 74
million poker players worldwide and the number is growing.
4: The longest poker game in history lasted for 8
years, 5 months and 3 days.
5: In the United States, more than 20% of the
population plays poker.
regardless of the order, we present to you the top 3 poker players in the
may have seen him on television or you may as well have played some poker hands
with him. He is commonly known as "The Magician". He likes to
participate in a lot of poker tournaments on various levels and
40-year-old poker magician is considered to be the best poker player in the
year 2019. Throughout his poker-gambling career, he has officially won more
than $28 million. However, according to the property he owns and the
businesses, he may have won even more than that in private cash games.
the winner of 3 World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and 2 World Poker Tour
the legend of the poker industry.
popularly known as "kid Poker" and has been in and out of poker rooms
from well before the 2000s. He is considered to be an excellent poker player
because he holds the record of winning the biggest live poker tournament of all
been named WSOP Player of the year twice, making him the first person to earn
this prestigious achievement. Add another WPT player of the year into the mix,
throw in a about 33 million dollar winnings and you get the best poker player
the world has ever seen.
the winner of 6 WSOP bracelets and 2 World Poker Tour titles.
not be the best player in the world right now, but he is one of the rising
stars at all poker tournaments. This 27-year-old man has already
accumulated more than 29 million dollars in winnings. He was the one to kick
Daniel Negreanu out of the competition in "The Big One for One Drop”
leaving him the only player “alive” at the table. He took home a whopping $15.3
Despite his young age, he
has already managed to get a WSOP bracelet. He is mainly an online poker player
and his nickname is “mrGR33N13”.
are not the only legends in the online poker tournaments, they are
followed by famous names such as Phil Hellmuth (holds the record for the most
WSOP bracelets in the world, 14 to be exact) and Jamie Gold, known
as "The Comeback Kid" (he has 1 WSOP bracelet and currently works for
BuzzNation). Also, there is Phil Ivey, Sam Trickett, Martin Jacobson, Greg
Merson, and Jonathan Duhamel.