Top 10 Greatest Poker Players of All Time

10. Fedor Holz

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Fedor Holz

Fedor Holz is popular beyond the casino scene. He was a top poker player at 21. He's 4th in the Global Poker Index's live tournament rankings. His December 2017 live tournament winnings totaled $26,700,000, bringing his lifetime earnings to $32,550,000.

09. Dan Smith

Dan Smith 

Dan Smith started playing poker and developing an interest in it when he was 16 years old. Prior to this, he excelled at chess and enjoyed playing it. Chess was soon no longer enjoyable for Smith, and he stopped playing. After learning of this knowledge, his interest in poker grew.

08. Stephen Chidwick

Stephen Chidwick

Stephen Chidwick has evolved throughout the years from a routine grinder to one of the best poker players in the world. Almost the course of his poker career, he has earned over $32,000,000. Despite Chidwick's enormous success, a lot of people think that the poker player is only getting started. When Stephen was 16 years old, he started playing poker. He began by utilizing play money to partake in freerolls.

07. Bryn Kenney

Bryn Kenney

Bryn Kenney is a driven professional athlete who has the potential to experience both huge wins and defeats over his career. He rose to become one of the best players and earned a reputation as a fierce rival. Kenney started playing poker in class, and when Bryn became 16, he understood how lucrative the game might be.

06. Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel

Regarding the total number of triumphs in poker history, Rik Seidel is one of the record-holders. He has played poker for a long time, but he can still compete against newer players and win medals and titles. His overall tournament victories amount more over $34 million.

05. Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu is one of the most well-known professional poker players of the 20th century. Daniel has received numerous awards for his work as the Poker Ambassador, and he is undoubtedly the best representative of the game. Almost every poker enthusiast is familiar with Negreanu. Daniel was born in Canada and was brought up there.

04. Stu Ungar

 Stu Ungar

Even today, Stu Ungar is still regarded by many as the greatest poker player ever. Since no other player has ever advanced so quickly in so little time, it is unprecedented for a poker player to have such a remarkable career. Stu, a resident of Manhattan, was born on September 5, 1953. His most important class in school was math.

03. Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey has demonstrated his prowess as a poker player over the course of his career. Using bogus documents, the person has produced fantastic outcomes in this day and age since he was a teenager. He is no longer a low-roller regular at Atlantic City casinos; instead, he is a well-known high roller who frequents the most expensive games. He is also the driving reason behind poker's status as one of the most lucrative games ever.

02. Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth, who won the WSOP Main Event Gold Bracelet, rose to stardom at a relatively young age. With this triumph, the 24-year-old broke the record for the earliest World Series champion. Phil has been adamantly "preserving the brand" and asserting himself ever since. Hellmuth has always been involved in poker (he played with his family as a young teen).

01. Johnny Moss

Johnny Moss

Johnny Moss is regarded as one of the finest poker players of his generation in a variety of ways. He is also one of the few players to have captured the Main Event of the World Series of Poker three times. In addition, Johnny has been honored for his services to the poker industry by being admitted into the first Poker Hall of Fame.