How much do poker players make?
With the amount of money poker players can earn essentially being endless, the amount of money a poker player can make ranges from a little to a lot!
Leading the all-time money list is Bryn Kenney who has won over $57.2 million. With second-place Justin Bonomo not far behind him with over $57.19 million, it shows just how much top players can make when playing at the very highest stakes.
However, there are many regular poker players who make a living traveling the circuit and making a career as ap professional poker player.
Who is the best celebrity poker player?
Several notable celebrities have dabbled at poker from sporting legends to movie stars.
Making his first recorded cash in 2011 and making an appearance at the 2014 World Series of Poker, Gerard Pique has amassed over $668,000 and came second for €352,950 in a €25,000 Single-Day High Roller event at the European Poker Tour.
Partnering with PokerStars as an ambassador, Neymar Jr has won over $28,000 with his last poker cash coming at the 2022 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo. In the Spring Championship of Online Poker, Neymar finished 12th, with a winning of $2,100.
Among the list with Neymar Jr and Gerard Pique, Ben Affleck has previously won the California State Poker Championship for over $360,000 and has attended the WSOP on multiple occasions.
Who are the most popular poker players?
Everyone has their favorite poker player and they will naturally include some of the best poker players in the world.
One player that many hold as their favorite is Phil Hellmuth with an impressive collection of 17 WSOP Bracelets, and amassing over $29.8 million in cashes. His last WSOP bracelet came at the 2023 World Series of Poker.
Also on the list is Daniel Negreanu, featuring his record of six WSOP Bracelets and two WPT wins, with his total live earnings being over $46.1 million. His story began with his first World Series of Poker win in 1998, and continues with his career as a GGPoker Ambassador today.