One of the most popular and well known professional poker players in the world, Daniel Negreanu, takes the top spot by managing to build up a huge earnings total of $36,145,844. Daniel’s biggest win came at the 2014 Big One for One Drop at the World Series of Poker where he took home a staggering $8,288,001! Having also won six World Series of Poker Bracelets, and two World Poker Tour Championships, Daniel has certainly earned his place at the top of the leader boards.
One of the most experienced pros on this list, Erik Siedel has now been playing poker for over 30 years. He was successful from the start, managing to land second place in his first major tournament – the
1988 World Series of Poker Main Event. Since then, Erik has accumulated total career earnings of $33,538,037 winning eight WSOP bracelets and a World Poker Tour Title.
Born in Saarbrucken, Germany, Fedor Holz is the youngest professional poker players on the list. Although only 23 years old, Fedor has had an unbelievable career so far, earning a total of $26,701,371 to date. Having won a World Series of Poker bracelet and being named the best online MTT player in 2014 and 2015 by Pocketfives, he has certainly earned his place as one of the world’s top poker players.
Taking home 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, the highest on this list, it is no wonder why Phil Ivey is one of the most well-known professional poker players on this planet. Phil has a total career earnings of $23,856,033 and has accumulated his prize winnings over a professional career spanning nearly 20 years. In 2017, Phil was also elected to the Poker Hall of Fame, further cementing his place as one of top poker players of all time.
John Juanda was named Card Player Magazine’s tournament player of the year in both 2001 and 2002. During this time, John managed to win four World Series of Poker titles and a World Poker Open Championship title. During his poker career, John has won a total $23,873,342 in prizes, placing him in fifth position on the list of all time top earners in poker.