Top 11 Poker Players in the World – Agora Poker

Top 11 Poker Players in the World

Top 11 Poker Players in the World

Who are the best poker players? Our answer depends on what factors we use to determine our list. The poker players listed below are the most well-known and famous poker players. Some are big names known more for their brand as well as their skills and others have earned millions of dollars playing online poker. Here is a list of 12 of the best poker players in the world.

> Known by his online moniker “Ziigmund” or the abbreviated “Ziggy”, Finnish poker pro Ilari Sahamies gained a large online following due to his trash-talking at the tables and his fearless play at nosebleed stakes. Ziggy endured huge upswings and equally crazy downswings and was particularly dangerous at Pot Limit Omaha Poker.

Sahamies had a son in 2014 and this appears to have calmed him somewhat, however, whenever he sits down at a poker table you know that the action is about to begin. Ziggy played on busy poker websites where there was action to suit all bankrolls, much like those found on today.

If Ziggy’s swings cause you to have a nosebleed, Di Dang’s story is more considered and his steady success proves he is one of the best poker players in the world. During his third year at college Dang deposited $50 on a top online poker site and instantly had massive success.

By late 2011 he had won a massive $7.5 million playing online poker. He invested some of these winnings into opening a restaurant, which also became very successful. He is rarely seen at the highest stakes these days, but remains one of the biggest winners at online poker in history. Dang might prefer playing at sites like Coral these days, which offer freerolls as well as larger tournaments.

Isildur1 is an online poker phenomenon. Even before the age of 16 he was playing high stakes poker. He joined Full Tilt Poker in 2009 quickly running his bankroll up to $6 million in profits against online greats such as Patrik Antonius, Tom “Durrrr” Dwan and Brian Townsend. He then spectacularly lost it all. Seemingly undeterred, […]

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