Top 10 Richest Poker Players in the World
Playing online poker remains a great way to enjoy winning thousands of dollars. Some men have managed to perfect their skill and strategy so that they could turn what they love to do in their free time into a full-time job, and then into their only job. These guys are the richest poker players in the world, and they did it all by playing poker.
Sam Farha is worth an estimated 100 million dollars and has made poker his claim to fame. He is the spokesperson for popular casinos, has starred on television shows pertaining to poker, and his nickname is the cool millionaire.
Phil Ivy is another professional poker player that is worth 100 million dollars. This man has managed to win the world series ten times, remains a well-known face in the world of live poker due to his hefty amount of winnings, and is considered an icon in the world of poker.
A net worth of $80 million has made Chris Ferguson well known in the poker world. He has enjoyed over $6 million in winnings from poker tournaments alone.
Doyle Brunson, a man with a net worth of $75 million, is a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. He remains a legend to every poker player even though he retired in 2018, fifty years after he began his career in the poker world.
This man is worth an impressive $50 million, and he owes much of it to his early development of skills regarding poker. He knew so much about the game at such a young age that he earned the nickname Kid Poker, one that has stayed with him through his television shows, online poker class and movies.
With a net worth of over $41 million, he’s one of the main men on the poker scene. Erik also remains known for coming into the poker world from Wall Street where he was a successful trader. His very first major tournament landed him in a World Series event, something most beginners only dream about.
Antonio is worth a cool $27 million and found his way into the poker world after years of being a magician. He still practices his magic tricks, but it was pure skill that helped him with over $22 million in poker winnings.
Joe can brag of a net worth of $16 million dollars. He went from being a chiropractor to a famous poker player, which led him to be the first Australian to ever win the World Series of Poker.
Jennifer, a woman with a net worth of $15 million, was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2015 and balances her life between playing poker and raising her two sons. So far, she is the only woman that has made it on the list.
Phil is now worth $12 million, but that is not what he is known for. This man held the record for being the youngest to ever win the World Series of Poker main event for almost 20 years. He has dubbed himself as The Poker Brat, a brand that has helped him sell books, develop a mass social media following and more.