Top poker players with biggest earnings

Article by Roberto Fuzzy

Poker is a game. A game of luck and a game of skill. Not to mention a trap for some people to end up as a losing addict with huge debts and no money. But some people are still capable of making some good money with poker. What are the biggest poker earnings like and who have are the players?

1. Antonio Esfandiari / $22,747,099
Player with the biggest overall earnings. Born in Tehran, Iran, he's a big name in the professional poker world. He was the youngest professional poker player to win a World Poker Tour Championship.

2. Erik Seidel / $17,064,680
Started as a professional backgammon player, he's done rather well as well.

3. Sam Trickett / $16,613,853
26 year old guy who started playing poker in 2003. Finished second at the World Series of Poker 2012.

4. Daniel Negreanu / $16,439,128
Probably one of the most known poker player, also known as Kid Poker.

5. Phil Ivey / $14,660,084
The "Tiger Woods" of poker.

The list has been put together by Pokerpages.

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