Top Poker Players over the Last 3 Years
If you are a die-hard poker fan, you probably have tried to know who some of the best poker players are in the game. They may be people you’ve rubbed shoulders with but never really gave much thought to. Here are a few poker players who have made impressive wins in the last 3 years.
• Fedor Holz
Fedor Holz is a prolific poker player from Germany. He has played poker from an early age, but he made a big entrance into the limelight in 2016. During the 2016 season, Fedor Holz first picked up his WSOP bracelet when he won $111,111 during the No Limit Hold’em for One Drop. This happened in the same season he had managed 2nd place while challenging for Super High Roller Bowl. His winnings have continued to grow since then with another impressive 2nd place finish during the 2018 WSOP
. During the 2018 WSOP, he won $6 million.
Fedor is a much-loved player for many people, and that is not only because of his poker prowess that has seen him gather an estimated net worth of $32.6 million. He has a likable personality and has also come up with some events to help people develop in their poker playing hobbies/careers. He passes as a highly motivated and industrious person and is one of the most sort-after poker players in his field.
• Bryn Kenney
Bryn Kenny had a very incredible run in the year 2019. He has, however, been at it for some years since he made his first-ever live tournament cash prize in the year 2007. In August 2019, Kenny made a third-place finish in the Triton Million
event, during which he was $20,563,324. Kenny won his first-ever WSOP bracelet in a 2014 tournament. This was during the 10-game long 6 hands event and in total, Bryn has made seven WSOP final appearances. The largest-ever cash out in a single game was $2 million, which happened in April 2017. He made cash of $2 million at the PokerStars Championship Super High Roller 8 — Max (held in Barcelona). He has consistently made a top-five finish in more tournaments since then. His total net worth from poker is estimated to be above $55 million.
• Justin Bonomo
Justin Bonomo is an American poker player who claimed top spot during the 2018 WSOP $1 million tournament. Being a one for one drop tournament, he bagged the $10 million prize, and that made him rise fast on the list of all-time poker players ranked according to money. Justin Bonomo is only 32 years old and cannot be said to have only made most of his money from a successful 2018 as he is a three-time WSOP bracelet holder. In 2018 alone, he made 10 wins in different high-roller events globally. One of those wins was the may Aria Super High Roller Bowl. The $300,000 event saw him win $5 million. He also took an extra $3 million in the Macau Super High Roller Bowl and a separate $4.8 million. He has since made special appearances in a number of Bowls that came after.
• Erik Seidel
Erik Seidel, who has also been nicknamed ‘old man’ is a 58-year-old poker player from Mayfair Club (New York). Erik Seidel has won the WSOP bracelet amazing eight times and has clocked 35 final tables over his career. The 35 final tables have given him a 2nd place finish during the 1988 main event. With a total net worth of $35.7 million, his largest ever cash payout is almost $2.5 million. Erik Seidel is one of the few poker players still playing that have been listed in the Poker Hall of Fame. His strategies are featured as training tips on ideal casino sites
• Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu is a highly sort-after poker player, especially with online poker websites. He has however played many tournaments as a free agent before recently signing for GGPoker. He has won the WSOP (World Series of Poker) bracelet six times and has been included as the site ambassador for GGPoker. GGPoker is a favorite for No wagering casinos
players. Negreanu suggested that he is also an avid fan of the software and staking options available on the GG series, alongside the guarantees offered on the site.
What you can Learn from these Top Players
These players are not only good in the game they play, but they each share some traits that upcoming poker players can emulate. These players usually have calm and collected composure that help them relax and focus more on the mental aspect of the game. They keenly analyze the game development and skillfully adjust their style of play.