Max Steinberg

Max Steinberg

Nationality
United States
United States
GPI Rank 22103
WSOP Bracelets 1
Total Live Earnings $4,641,824
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Biography

Max Steinberg is a poker player from Fairfield, Iowa. Steinberg won his gold bracelet in the 2012 WSOP Event #33 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $440,238. Steinberg topped a field of 2,795 in that event including a final table lineup of Ryan Laplante (7th-$56,372), David Nicholson (6th-$75,314), Dylan Hortin (4th-$139,258) and Matt Stout (3rd-$192,813).

In 2015, Steinberg finished fourth in the 2015 WSOP Main Event for $2,615,361.

Steinberg, who has an identical twin brother who also plays poker, used to grind full time, and one scored $352,916 for a runner-up finish to Pascal Lefrancois in a 2010 WSOP $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event.

Other highlights on Steinberg's poker résumé include runner-up to Josh Hale in the 2012 World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event for $293,490; second to Isaac Hagerling in the 2013 WSOP Event #27: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Mixed Max for $231,501; and second to Jonathan Hilton in the 2013 Southern Comfort 100 WSOP National Championship for $219,799.

With such accomplishments, it's a wonder why he would give up poker, but that's just what he did in favor of another game, daily fantasy sports (DFS), for the better part of a year. Ironically, DFS led Steinberg back to poker after he qualified for the Main Event by playing fantasy basketball on DraftKings.

Follow Steinberg on Twitter at @MaxJSteinberg. You can also learn more about Steinberg by watching this interview he did with PokerNews on Day 7 of the Main Event:

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 World Series of Poker
Event #77: $777 Lucky 7's
237th $2,920
2023 World Series of Poker
Event #74: $1,000 Mini Main Event
328th $2,674
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em
36th $25,369
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
152nd $5,276
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
1116th $15,000
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #64: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em
1078th $1,622
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #3: BIG 50 - $500 No-Limit Hold'em
683rd $3,273
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #5: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 No-Limit Hold'em
1586th $1,089
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #62: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event
131st $50,752
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #32: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em (Six Handed)
15th $23,791
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #27: $3,000 No Limit Hold'em (Mixed Max)
2nd $231,501
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #20: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better
27th $8,377
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #9: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
7th $39,756
2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Event - Harrah's New Orleans
Southern Comfort 100 Proof National Championship
2nd $219,799
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 53: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
25th $21,114
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 33: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
1st $440,238
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 21: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
52nd $6,928
2012 World Series of Poker
Event 12: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em
17th $10,966
2010 PokerStars.com EPT London
Main Event
98th £9,000
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #8: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
2nd $352,916

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