888 poker Below we have listed the top ten poker players, this information has been compiled at the end of 2014, and as such any future winnings may affect the position on this listing of the best worldwide poker players!

We have put together some interesting player profiles for each player, which will let you not only know where they live and reside, but also give you a deeper insight into each particular poker player.

As you are about to find out the listed poker players below have walked away with some truly magnificent cash prizes and have travelled all over the world to enable them to do just that!

1. Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu

  • Nickname(s) – Kid Poker
  • Residence – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 36.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 6.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Omaha 8 N/L.
  • Total winnings – $30,516,290 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on January 12th 2015, in the Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure EPT Event, where he came 14th and picked up a cash prize of $89,100.

2. Antonio Esfandiari

Antonio Esfandiari

  • Nickname(s) – The Magician.
  • Residence – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 6.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 3.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $25,541,952 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on November 20th 2014, in the Party Poker WPT Montreal Season 13 Event, where he came 25th and picked up a cash prize of $14,529.

3. Daniel Colman

Daniel Colman

  • Nickname(s) – None.
  • Residence – Holden, MA, USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 4.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 1.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $222,810,152 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on November 1st 2014, in the Poker stars APPT 8 – Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) Event, where he came 7th and picked up a cash prize of $374,140.

4. Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel

  • Nickname(s) – Sly / Seiborg
  • Residence – Las Vegas, Nevada USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 23
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 8
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $21,083,047 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on January 8th 2015, in the Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure EPT Event, where he came 7th and picked up a cash prize of $24,460

5. Sam Trickett

Sam Trickett

  • Nickname(s) – Tricky
  • Residence – East Retford, Nottingham UK.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 9.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 0.
  • Favorite Poker Game – No Limit Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $19,439,355 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on October 16th 2014, in the Pokerstars.com EPT London Event, where he came 20th and picked up a cash prize of $34,772

6. Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey

  • Nickname(s) – The Tiger Woods of Poker / No Home Jerome
  • Residence – Las Vegas, Nevada USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 25.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 10.
  • Favorite Poker Game – No Limit Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $19,224,828 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on November 11th 2014, in the 45th World Series of Poker 2014 Event, where he came 430th and picked up a cash prize of $25,756.

7. Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth

  • Nickname(s) – The Poker Brat
  • Residence – Palo Alto, California USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 25.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 13.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em
  • Total winnings – $16,163,208 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on November 14th 2014, in the Pittsburgh Poker Open Fall Series Event, where he came 1st and picked up a cash prize of $54,414

8. Martin Jacobson

Martin Jacobson

  • Nickname(s) – None
  • Residence – Stockholm, Sweden
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 3.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 1.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em
  • Total winnings – $15,094,482 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on December 16th 2014, in the EPT Prague Event, where he came 2nd and picked up a cash prize of $86,889

9. Michael Mizrachi

Michael Mizrachi

  • Nickname(s) – The Grinder
  • Residence – Hollywood, Florida USA.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 20.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 3.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $14,322,359 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on June 16th 2014, in the 45th World Series of Poker 2014, where he came 44th and picked up a cash prize of $11,141

10. John Juanda

John Juanda

  • Nickname(s) – JJ / Luckbox
  • Residence – Marina Del Rey, California USA.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – 25.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – 5.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em
  • Total winnings – $14,219,686 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on November 11th 2014, in the 45th World Series of Poker 2014, where he came 293rd and picked up a cash prize of $33,734

Top 10 Poker Players of 2012 – 2013

1. Antonio Esfandiari

Antonio Esfandiari

  • Nickname(s) – The Magician.
  • Residence – San Francisco, California USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Six.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Three.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $23,257,484 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on December 4th of 2012, in the Five Star World Championship Event, where he came 4th and picked up a cash prize of $329,339.

2. Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel

  • Nickname(s) – Sly / Seiborg
  • Residence – Las Vegas, Nevada USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Twenty Three
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Eight
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $17,285,021 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on August 17th 2012 at the Poker Stars EPT Event in Barcelona where he was placed sixth and picked up a $220,341 cash prize.

3. Sam Trickett

Sam Trickett

  • Nickname(s) – Tricky
  • Residence – East Retford, Nottingham UK.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Eight.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – None.
  • Favorite Poker Game – No Limit Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $16,613,853 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on July 1st at the World Series of Poker 43rd Event where he was placed 2nd and picked up a cash prize of $10,112,001.

4. Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu

  • Nickname(s) – Kid Poker
  • Residence – Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Thirty Four.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Four.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Omaha 8 N/L.
  • Total winnings – $16,532,751 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on October 20th 2012 where he finished 3rd in the Fiesta Al Lago Event and picked up a cash prize of some $38,679.

5. Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth

  • Nickname(s) – The Poker Brat
  • Residence – Palo Alto, California USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Twenty Three.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Thirteen.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Hold’em
  • Total winnings – $15,409,230 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on September 29th 2012, at the World Series of Poker European Event where he finished 1st and picked up a cash prize of some $1,466,613.

6. Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey

  • Nickname(s) – The Tiger Woods of Poker / No Home Jerome
  • Residence – Las Vegas, Nevada USA
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Twenty Two.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Eight.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $14,660,084 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on was on July 4th at the World Series of Poker 43rd Event where he was placed 208th and picked up a cash prize of $3,119.

7. Michael Mizrachi

Michael Mizrachi

  • Nickname(s) – The Grinder
  • Residence – Hollywood, Florida USA.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Eighteen.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Two.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $14,041,590 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on November 23rd 2012 at the Mohegan Sun National Championships where he finished 18th and won a $1,184 cash prize.

8. John Juanda

John Juanda

  • Nickname(s) – JJ / Luckbox
  • Residence – Marina Del Rey, California USA.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Twenty Four.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – Four.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Hold’em, P/L N/L.
  • Total winnings – $13,077,468 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on October 2nd 2012 in the World Series of Poker Europe Event where he finished 2nd and won a cash prize of $860,709.

9. Jamie Gold

Jaime Gold

  • Nickname(s) – No nickname at this moment in time.
  • Residence – Malibu, California USA.
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Two.
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – One.
  • Favorite Poker Game – Hold’em
  • Total winnings – $12,238,161(inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on May 31st 2012 at the LA Poker Series Event where he finished 4th and won a cash prize of $2,720.

10. Joe Hachem

Joe Hachem

  • Nickname(s) – Diamond Joe / Hash
  • Residence – Melbourne Australia
  • No. of times placed 1st in a poker tournament – Three
  • No. of World Series of Poker bracelets held – One
  • Favorite Poker Game – Texas Hold’em.
  • Total winnings – $11,655,609 (inc. poker tournament prizes)

Most recent prize paying position in a poker tournament was on the 24th September 2012 at the World Series of Poker European Event where he finished 6th and picked up a prize pot of some $36,566.