Every professional knows their names, and any novice poker player wants to be like these guys. We suggest you familiarize yourself with the list of the most successful people in the card world. So what is he, the best poker player?
Not a single statistic of poker players is complete without this person. He was born in 1986 in England. Until 2005, Sam worked as an engineer and was fond of football, but a sudden injury forced him to abandon the sport forever. Then a young nineteen-year-old guy is seriously interested in poker: the first few games in the online casino are successful. Gradually, Sam switches to real tournaments, which bring him prizes.
The most successful year in Sam’s career is considered to be 2010, when he begins to participate in tournaments of the World Series of Poker, in which he is in the top three 6 times in a row. According to some reports, in 2011, Sam earned over $ 5 million.
The guy is not married, but is in a relationship with the girl. Sam believes that someday he will still be able to return to the big sport if his poker player career is over. But while he continues to amaze fans with his successes.
Born in 1974 in Denmark. In his youth he was engaged in tennis, at school he fell in love with the exact sciences, and began to get involved in backgammon. After a few years, the young and promising Gus moved to New York, where he met professional poker players.
Gus first tournament took place in 1996 - it was a competition of the World Series of Poker. At the very beginning, the guy dropped out, after which he decided to seriously engage in training. Gus used risky and aggressive tactics, for which he was remembered in the game world. In 2002, a series of victories in tournaments and competitions began.
In his spare time, Gus Hansen competes with professionals, participating in cash games, enjoys tennis, squash, plays football, and also comments on poker tournaments on television.
Phil is another top poker player. Born in 1976 in California. Almost immediately after birth, the boy's parents decided to move to New Jersey, where Phil met poker and took the first steps in his career.
The guy learned to play with his grandfather. He constantly deceived his grandson so that he would hate all the gambling. But everything turned out the other way around: as a teenager, Phil began to compete for money, using a fake ID. He learned everything in practice, studied all the emotions and gestures of players, gained experience. At 21, he was already famous.
In 2000, Phil wins the first tournament. Ivy is a man who loves to risk large sums of money. Its hallmark is a bet with celebrities. Phil is the best poker player in his age category. An entire room is named after him in the luxurious casino of Las Vegas.
In 1974, Daniel was born in Romania. As a teenager, the guy was addicted to snooker and billiards, but a fluke introduced him to poker. For the sake of playing for money, Daniel dropped out of school and began to take part in illegal competitions. He accumulates a small amount and goes to Las Vegas, where he loses absolutely everything.
Upon reaching adulthood, Daniel makes another attempt. He wins 2 times and is called the best player of the tournament. A year later, Daniel wins in another contest. In 2004, a popular magazine published statistics on poker players, where Negreanu was named the best.
Born in 1945 in America. He first tried his hand at poker when he studied at the institute. It is noteworthy that, as a student, Dan was sitting at the same table with then unknown Bill Gates and Paul Allen. After graduation, the guy worked as a lawyer for a short time.
Dan’s favorite games are chess and backgammon; he has repeatedly won championships. In 1982, the guy decided to choose poker as his main hobby. After 4 years, Dan took part in his first tournament, taking 6th place. Harrington has the unofficial world poker title (as a result of winning the Main Event). He is also a leader in unlimited Texas Hold'em. Professional poker players note Dan's unusual style: when he enters the game, you should be careful about his actions. It is never clear whether he dominates, but Dan himself always knows exactly when to discard cards.
Ivan Demidov is the best poker player of Russian origin. Born in 1981 in the capital, graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics of Moscow State University. As a student, he was fond of computer strategies and e-sports, but after graduation he began to show interest in poker. At first, Ivan was interested in online games, in 2007 he entered the famous poker team and began to engage in material support for capable newcomers. Soon, Ivan begins to participate in these tournaments.
Ivan Demidov is the first player to reach the final tables of two famous championships in one year. According to the television channel Sport, the young man is the best Russian athlete in November 2008. Ivan is a young and promising global star. Currently, he is a member of the elite team of a large poker room, and is also engaged in his own project.
Love poker and think it's your calling? Start learning gambling science. You may soon become one of the professional players. Focusing on the success of the people presented above, you can achieve good results, whether it be sports poker or Texas Hold'em. Believe in yourself, follow the dream, and you will surely succeed.