Top Richest Poker Players in India

Poker is a game which can change a person’s fortune overnight. Every year, the craze for this game is crossing one more milestone. The industry is adding numbers to its revenue like a dream.  It can be chosen as a full- time career.  Professional players in poker tournaments in India need to be prepared emotionally and financially all the time. Poker is a game of luck and skills. Here is a list of richest poker players in the world who have made it big in this spectrum.

Erik Seidel

Eric Seidel is the most admired and revered poker player in the world. He has won 8 World Series in Poker bracelets. He gained his skills through experience by playing backgammon league tournaments for around 8 years and gained enough experience. He has even a world title under his collar and evaluated at $40 million as his net worth. This makes him the richest player in the world.

Antonio Esfandiari

He is the youngest ace poker player. Antonio Esfandiari is considered as the ‘The Magician’. When he was 19, he was already the owner of around $1.4 million and the prestigious World Poker Tour Title. He is an inspiration to many young poker enthusiasts. This young man has remarkable skills and an amazing system to play to become the second richest player in the world with a net worth of $23 million.

Sam Trickett

Sam started his poker career in 2005 and since then he has made many historic achievements. He earned his fortune mainly after winning eight major world tournaments. He became one of the most recognized figures in the poker world. He entered in this world after he was forced to give up on football due to injuries. Now he is one of the richest poker players with a net worth of around $17 million.

Phil Hellmuth

If you follow poker, then this man needs no introduction. He is one of the popular poker players who is admired for his extraordinary skills. He is known as the ‘poker Brat’. Often he is compared to legends in other sports like Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods. He is considered one of the richest players with a net worth of around $16 million.

Daniel Negreanu

He is the ideal role model for most of the poker players because of his confidence and composure he displays in his decision making. He started playing the game at a very young age and is admired for daring move be made by dropping out of college. Now, he has a net worth of $16 million.

Poker is not just a game to earn cash. With the appropriate level of skills on probability research, mathematics and psychology, you can analyze the flow of the game. Just one bad move can make you hit the ground. So, it requires a complex set of skills and luck to be a successful player in poker tournaments in India 2019.

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