In 2011, our No. 5 story of the year was Erik Seidel, who took down four titles and amassed $6.5 million in winnings. It was an incredible performance for the Poker Hall of Famer, and showed that the old-school generation still had some gas left in the tank. This year, the “young guns” responded as both Dan Smith and Marvin Rettenmaier dominated the poker scene.
Granted, neither of them earned more than $3.8 million, but together they won an inconceivable ten tournaments. Most recently, Smith won a €5,000 side event at the European Poker Tour Prague, while Rettenmaier won the €10,000 High...
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