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Top 5 Poker Winners 2018

Poker has become a major source of income for thousands of players from around the world. They compete not only for the highest general rating but also for the biggest cash prize within a year. A single player can hardly keep the Poker King crown for long. The number of PokerStars users is growing each day as well as the number of poker rooms available on the web. We should also consider endless live tournaments and land casinos highlighting celebrities banned from casinos for playing high stacks.


Although it has been only a few months since the start of 2018, we can already look at the overall standings and showcase some of the most successful players featuring their million cash prizes. Follow our list of most successful players whose earnings depend not only on luck but also on knowledge, patients, skills, stamina and Poker Face, of course.

1. Antonio Esfandiari

Also known as the Magician on the web, Antonio usually takes place in different poker tournaments hosted by both land and online casinos. Last time, he took part in WSOP tournament in LA where he managed to take the main prize. Antonio got $226, 785 for taking the first place.

2. Daniel Colman

Most poker fans and dedicated fans know him under the mrGR33N13 moniker. After entering the 45th Annual Poker World Series, Daniel could hardly imagine that it will make him a millionaire! He was the lucky one to finish first at the No-Limit Hold’em Cup. The cash prize was impressive. Colman got $15, 306, 668.

3. Daniel Negreanu

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The Kid Poker is a permanent guest on different annual events including 8th Poker World Series as a part of the European Event series. The buy-in was $25, 600. That’s just for a start. High-rollers were tough that night. However, Daniel still managed to finish first with a $725, 000 cash prize.

4. Jonathan Duhamel

He does not boast a catchy nickname. However, it never stops Jonathan from winning huge cash prizes on different poker tournaments. The last win was $554, 395 when taking the first place in No-Limit Hold’em tournament for high rollers.

5. Phil Hellmuth

Our list would never be complete without the notorious Poker Brat. Phil Hellmuth is known for a tight gaming style. He generally avoids high-stacks. The tactics seem to bring him luck in addition to cash. He entered Razz Championship with only a $10, 000 buy-in. Nevertheless, he still managed to end up first and take home $217, 105.

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