The Official Offshore Betting Guide

Top 5 Poker Players as of 2017

1. Daniel NegreanuTop 5 Poker Players of 2017, leading the way

$30,000,000 + – Our highest-placed player, Negreanu was named the Global Poker Index player of the decade on the strength of consistently good performances in the live arena. Negreanu is also the only player to win World Series bracelets in Las Vegas, Europe and Australia.


2. Antonio Esfandiari 

$25,000,000 +   –  One of the most popular poker players on the live tournament scene, Esfandiari has been a household name for more than a decade and it is 10 years since his first million dollar score at the LA Poker Classic. The Iranian-born pro, now living in the United States


3. Erik Seidel

$24,000,000 + – Seidel is another player to have begun his career before the internet poker boom, first making a name for himself with a second-place finish at the 1988 WSOP Main Event,



4. Phil Ivey

$22,000,000 +   Ever since his days playing in New Jersey underground casinos Phil Ivey has marked himself out as one of the best poker players in the world . The 38-year-old, known as The Tiger Woods of Poker with sharp , genius like and won his first World Series of Poker bracelet in 2000. He had  five additional million-dollar scores include a top finish at the 2009 WSOP Main Event.



5. Sam Trickett

$20,000,000 +   The only European poker player in the Top 5 , more than half of Trickett’s earnings came when he finished second behind Esfandiari, earning him $10.1million dollars . The British pro has had many other big scores, and started 2015 in fine form with a World Poker Tour final table in Venice.

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