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The World’s Richest Poker Player

The World's Richest Poker Player

In online poker, you as a player will compete with other players by favor of luck and skill. Certain players have a card game rhythm that makes them successful in professional poker tournaments, thereby winning large sums of money. Over the years, poker has changed little by little.

Poker, which was originally born in the world as an entertaining game, is now one of the most popular card games coupled with the internet which is helping the game of poker to grow rapidly. There are even online poker room sites that can test players’ skills to compete to be the best of the best. With this poker also spawned some brilliant poker card scholars, but we should also know that most poker players don’t succeed in certain tournaments either.

5 Richest Poker Players in the World

Chris Ferguson

The 52-year-old who was born in California has won and has five World Series of Poker and other poker tournaments. What is interesting from the side of his personal life is that Ferguson was born to highly educated parents. His parents both have PhDs in mathematics and his father is a game theory teacher at UCLA. Then Ferguson also received a Pd.D. in computer science. No doubt, Ferguson is a very smart person even though his appearance is a bit rough. His immaculate appearance in the poker world made him a very rich man. Apart from being involved in the world of poker, he also owns a private online poker room called Full Tilt Poker.

Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel

This father of two is an American professional poker player. He has won eight Word Series of Poker titles and one Word Poker Tour title. Apart from being known as a poker pro, he is also testing his luck on the stock market. He also made controversial remarks about formal education that doesn’t really matter in the poker world.

Phil Ivey

There is no doubt that Ivey is one of the best poker players today. During his playing professional poker, he won 10 Word Series of Poker titles and one Word Poker Tour title. His intelligence in playing cards made him able to amass a huge fortune although his net worth is uncertain, but some sources say his net worth is over US$100 million. The Tiger Woods of Poker event was the one that motivated him to play poker, and at that time he often practiced with his coworkers. Although he is famous in the world of online gambling poker at PLAYTECH site, he is also currently running his business in two profitable companies. Even though he has now fallen into riches, Ivey has never forgotten his community. He regularly gives away part of his wealth through charity.

Sam Farha

Sam Farha

He famously finished as runner up at the World Series of Poker in 2003 but said his move was eclipsed by Chris Moneymaker. Although she did not win the 2003 tournament, Farha had no financial problems. Farha is estimated to have a net worth of US$100 million and she is also known as a shrewd businessman. Farha has also written and published books on poker strategy, in addition to working on American reality TV series and several video games.

Dan Bilzerian

Who doesn’t know this person? Men are involved in the playboy lifestyle, are glamorous, have guns, luxury cars and are very famous in the poker world. During his professional poker career, Bilzerian has won millions of dollars from poker tournaments and other competitions. His net worth has now reached US$150 million and making him the richest poker player in modern times today. Although Bilzerian is an internationally renowned poker player, he has also been involved in acting and the military world which proves that he has undergone Naval Seal training. He also once built a personal online poker site called Victory Poker.