It is not an easy task to be a poker player. However, the appealing rewards in the game make the risks worth taking. A poker player might become a millionaire overnight and file for bankruptcy the very next day. People might say a lot of luck is involved in the game but these rich poker players will certainly beg to disagree. Here’s the list on the 10 Richest Poker Players in the world.
Before that, here are some interesting facts about the poker players.
Dan Bilzerian has big money and he isn’t shy to flaunt it. With $100 million in the bank, the man has the fortune to indulge in all the finer things in life. He ensures everyone knows about his fancied lifestyle by uploading photos only the rich can connect with. He is also the founder of the online poker room, Victory Poker. The man is famous for his luxurious lifestyle pics on Instagram having fun with lots of scantily clad beautiful women and sexy ladies. The man has more than 4.5 Million Instagram followers. Some call him the ultimate modern day playboy. He also holds the title of the richest poker player in the world.
Sam Farha has a net worth of $100 million and is considered a veteran in the poker playing arena. The man made headlines when he finished second in the 2003 World Series of Poker. Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
The American Poker player has an enviable net worth of $100 million. His exploits in the Poker table has even earned him the nickname, “The Tiger Woods of Poker.” The man also enjoys a game of golf during leisurely hours. He has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets.
Daniel Negreanu’s net worth of $31 million gives him the credentials to be listed as one of the top poker players around. The Canadian has won 5 World Series of Poker and 2 World Poker Tour championships.
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Chris Ferguson has an estimated net worth of $25 million. The man has won several Poker tournaments in his career including 5 World Series of Poker events. He was born to parents who possessed doctorate degrees in mathematics.
Antonio Esfandiari possesses a net worth of $25 million and he initially gained prominence by becoming the youngest player to win the World Poker Tour Championship. His skills and bravery on the poker table have earned him the nickname “The Magician.”
The 6 foot 7 American poker player has a net worth of $20 million. He made an early sacrifice in his life when he dropped out of college to pursue a career in poker. That sacrifice has certainly benefited him tenfold.
The poker player from down under has a net worth of $16 million. In 2005, the man generated headlines and gained rep when he became the first Australian to win the World Poker Series. The victory landed him $7.5 million.
Although relatively young in the game, Andrew Feldman has already accumulated a fortune of $10 million from career winnings. He started playing poker only after turning 18. His exploits have helped him land an appearance on the TV series The Secret Millionaire.
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Annie Duke has a net worth of $8 million. She has had her fair share of achievements in the Poker table. The woman earned $2 million when she won the 2004 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions.