The scope of playing live holdem poker has increased to such a great extent that today people have started playing these poker games for real cash. There are thousands of professional Holdem players who earn their living by playing these games. Some of the best professional poker players are mentioned below:
Daniel Negreanu: Daniel Negreanu is one of the finest poker players that the gambling world has ever witnessed. He created a big hype for himself in the gambling world in 1997 when he won some big tournaments. He was also chosen as the “player of the year” by Card Player. As of 2010, his total live poker tournaments winnings exceeded $14,100,000. He ranks second in the all time leading money winner after he surpassed Phil Ivey and is behind Erik Seidel.
Phil Ivey: Popularly known as “Tiger Woods of Poker”, Phil Ivey is a world famous poker player who has won eight World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets till date. Till 2012, Phil Ivey’s total live winnings were more than $16,000,000 and out of this amount, he won $5,294,840 from WSOP. He is also known to be the youngest player to have won 8 WSOP bracelets at the age of 33.
Tom Dwan: Tom Dwan is known to be one of the best online poker players who have been playing at online casinos since he turned 17. It was at his 17th birthday when he began to play at Paradise Poker from the money that his father gave him as a gift. Although he faced several ups and downs at the online gambling sites but even then he won millions of dollars from these sites. Now he is a part of Team Full Tilt and is still one of the best online players.
These are some of the best professional players who have made it big in the online gambling world and are well for their skills at playing live Holdem games.