Most Successful Poker Players

In 2003, Chris money-maker won the main event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Since then, the game took a different turn. It led to dedication of poker tournaments by new generation of poker players. These days, your success at the tournament level is what will be used to judge you. The following is a list of not only most successful poker players of all time but also prosperous proficient tournament players.

Phil Hellmuth

He is one of the most successful poker players in history. Currently, he is holding the all-time record for WSOP bracelets with remarkable thirteen titles. In fact, he is the only male poker player who has won both the WSOP main Events held in Las Vegas and Europe.

Doyle Brunson

He is also referred to as 'Godfather of Poker' and sometimes 'Texas Dolly.' His proficiency in poker is dated back in 1960s and 1970s. In 1976 and 1977, he won the main event of WSOP. He has won the WSOP bracelet ten times now.

Phil Ivey

He is one of the best if not the best poker players of all-time. He has won 8 WSOP bracelets. He has a WPT title and has more than $17 Million from his career.

Daniel Negreanu

He has won 6 titles in his career; four WSOP titles and 2 world poker tour titles. Besides that, he is position 6 on the list of all-time poker money and has won more than $1 Million over the last five years. He has also earned over $16 Million from his career.

Stu Ungar

He holds three WSOP championships. He is the only male player to win three of WSOP Main Event tournaments.

Jeniffer Harman

She is one of the most proficient female tournament players in history. She is popular for high stakes cash play. She has won 2 WSOP bracelets. At the moment, she is not a full time tournament player but a part time player and a regular winner in Vegas for highest limit cash games.