The 10 Biggest Live Poker and Online Poker Winners

Posted On 24 Apr, 2018 0

When we talk about Live Poker winnings, the list is long. Since the winners are renowned celebrities in the poker world and having multiple wins under their belts makes the list even longer. Online poker winners are the underdogs no one talks about.

They are equally talented and have the ability to make fast decisions under the bell. While poker fans across the world will argue about the winnings of their favourite poker pro, one cannot overlook the amount of money earned by pros throughout their poker careers. As the old saying goes, “Money is only a way of keeping score in poker”, and some players have racked up some impressive totals.

Here, we have curated a list of 10 biggest live and online poker winners. Trust us, you don’t want to know the Indian rupee conversion.

Top 10 Biggest Live Poker Winners

  1. Daniel Negreanu (CAN) – $34,333,815
  2. Erik Seidel (USA) – $33,198,641
  3. Daniel Colman (USA) – $28,832,363
  4. Antonio Esfandiari (USA) – $27,614,380
  5. Fedor Holz (GER) – $26,548,873
  6. Phil Ivey (USA) – $23,856,035
  7. John Juanda (Indonesia) – $23,804,108
  8. Scott Seiver (USA) – $22,805,728
  9. Phil Hellmuth (USA) – $21,977,980
  10. Brian Rast (USA) – $20,652,381

Top Women’s All-Time Money List

More and more women all over the world are playing poker these days. There are currently only 28 women with lifetime tournament earnings exceeding a million dollars with retired poker pro, Vanessa Selbst topping the list with over $11.84 million in earnings. Kathy Liebert, coming in second with over $6.04 million dollars in lifetime earnings. Vanessa Selbst and Kathy Liebert are the only females in history to earn over $6 million.

Below are the top 10 spots on the Women’s All-Time Money List:

  1. Vanessa Selbst (USA) – $11,851,383
  2. Kathy Liebert (USA) – $6,153,094
  3. Annie Duke (USA) – $4,270,548
  4. Annette Obrestad (NOR) – $3,936,871
  5. Liv Boeree (ENG) – $3,566,434
  6. Vanessa Rousso (USA) – $3,554,327
  7. Joanne “JJ” Liu (USA) – $3,133,761
  8. Jennifer Harman (USA) – $2,739,645
  9. Loni Harwood (USA) – $2,493,877
  10. Victoria Coren Mitchell (ENG) – $2,461,985

Top 10 Biggest Online Poker Winners

  1. FinddaGrind / Fake Love888 – Patrik Antonius (FIN) – $15,738,099
  2. jungleman12 / w00ki3z – Daniel Cates (USA) – $11,248,750
  3. Ben86 / Bttech86 – Ben Tollerene (USA) – $11,208,710
  4. polarizing / RaiseOnce – Phil Ivey (USA) – $10,441,963
  5. ragen70 – Niklas Heinecker (UK) – $9,754,791
  6. Urindanger / ilvdnfl – Di Dang (USA) – $8,088,654
  7. OMGClayAiken / MrSweets28 – Phil Galfond (CAN) – $8,069,633
  8. trex313 – Hac Dang (USA) – $6,579,566
  9. Jeans89 / Ingenious89 – Jens Kyllönen (FIN) – $5,520,095
  10. $tinger 88 – Brian Hastings (USA) – $4,867,425

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