50 Richest Poker Players in the World

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You've seen Casino and Rounders, but who are the real life richest poker players? This list of poker millionaires and top 50 poker players is ranked by overall earnings and net worth. The best poker players from around the world have made this list, including the most famous poker players, Daniel Negreanu, Joe Hatchem, and 2009 WSOP Champion Joe Cada. These players are in the top 20 of all time money winners and part of the Pro Team, a group of the most elite and well respected poker professionals in the world today.

Check out the list below to see who is the richest poker player. The salary information on this list comes from PokerPages.com and is accurate as of 2013.


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  1. 1

    Earnings: $23,439,917

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
    • Credits: Lucky You, The Grand, Setup, Freelancers, I Bet You, + more
  2. 2

    Earnings: $18,717,124

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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: England
  3. 3

    Earnings: $18,252,229

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Credits: X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Detention, Lucky You, The Grand, National Heads-Up Poker Championship, + more
  4. 4

    Earnings: $17,602,056

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Credits: Lucky You, National Heads-Up Poker Championship, Pro-Am Poker Equalizer, Face The Ace
  5. 5

    Earnings: $$15,805,950

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Credits: Lucky You, The Grand, National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, World Series of Poker 2003, + more
  6. 6
    Phil Ivey
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    Earnings: $14,791,952

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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States of America
    • Credits: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, Pro-Am Poker Equalizer, World Series of Poker 2003, Face The Ace, + more
  7. 7
    Michael Mizrachi
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    Earnings: $14,180,339

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
    • Credits: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker
  8. 8

    Earnings: $13,163,539

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Medan, Indonesia
    • Credits: Lucky You, National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, Pro-Am Poker Equalizer, World Series of Poker 2003, + more
  9. 9

    Earnings: $12,238,161

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
    • Credits: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, Pro-Am Poker Equalizer
  10. 10
    Joe Hachem
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    Earnings: $11,699,019

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Lebanon
    • Credits: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, Poker Superstars, The Poker Star
  11. 11

    Peter Eastgate

    Earnings: $11,535,337

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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
  12. 12
    Jonathan Duhamel
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    Earnings: $11,321,792

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    • Age: 28
    • Birthplace: Boucherville, Canada
  13. 13

    Earnings: $11,206,177

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Nha Trang, Vietnam
    • Credits: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, World Series of Poker 2003, Poker Superstars, Poker Secrets from Poker Champs, Breakdance: Completely Street Instructional Break Dancing
  14. 14

    Juan Carlos Mortensen

    Earnings: $10,755,036

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    Allen Cunningham
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    Earnings: $10,451,012

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States of America
    • Credits: National Heads-Up Poker Championship, Pro-Am Poker Equalizer, World Series of Poker 2003, Face The Ace
  16. 16
    Bertrand Grospellier
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    Earnings: $9,901,072

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Melun, France
  17. 17

    Greg Merson

    Earnings: $9,851,557

  18. 18

    Jason Mercier

    Earnings: $$9,765,308

  19. 19

    T.J. Cloutier

  20. 20

    Earnings: $9,408,545

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Credits: Doubles Poker Championship, Howard Lederer: Poker Fantasy Reality
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