Get to know the biggest world poker players

Posted on: December 30, 2019

It is safe to say that all beginner poker players once dreamt of being the best in the world. For the people listed below, this is not a dream anymore. They live and breathe this reality of becoming known as the greatest world poker players. Without further ado, we present to you the best of the best in poker:

Justin Bonomo 

Bonomo is also known as ZeeJustin in the online world. This 34-year old American poker player made a name for himself when he joined the televised final table of the European Poker Tour in 2005 at only 19 years old. It is reported that as of August this year, Bonomo already made approximately 40 million dollars. He lives in the center of all poker action – Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Johnny Moss 

Moss is the first-ever World Series of Poker Main Event winner. His rise to fame started in the seventies. He was inducted in the Poker Hall of Fame in 1979. He is one of the top 5 poker players to hold the most number of WSOP bracelets. He has ten bracelets in total.  

Jennifer Harman 

Harman is an American poker player and a mother of two. While poker is mostly dominated by men, this brilliant player broke the glass ceiling by winning 2 World Series of Poker bracelets. It is rumored that she only had a 5-minute tutorial prior to playing at a professional table. She was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2015.  

Daniel Negreanu 

You may recognize Negreanu from films like X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Lucky you, but this guy is more than just a person with a few cameo roles. Negreanu is most known for his unbelievable amount of winnings in poker. He has won a total of 42 million dollars as of 2019. He has 6 WSOP bracelets and 2 World Poker Tour titles. He is also a veganism advocate.  

Phil Hellmuth 

Known as the “Poker brat,” Hellmuth is known for his temperamental personality. However, no one bats an eye to this issue anymore when one sees his WSOP bracelets. He holds the world record for the most number of WSOP bracelets, amounting to 15. He started playing in the 1980s, and he was inducted in the Poker Hall of Fame in 2007. Aside from playing poker professionally, he also owns a publishing company called Phil’s House Publishing.   

To learn how to play poker is easy; to be a master is a rarity. That is why countless individuals look up to these legends. It is extremely challenging to reach the top in the game of poker. You are up against talented players from all over the world. But this feat is not impossible. Like any of these legends, all you need is to try and try until you achieve your goal. You need to practice and hone your skills.  

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