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List of Famous Professional Poker Players

Updated June 8, 2017 15.6k views74 items

List of famous professional poker players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top professional poker players in the world? This includes the most prominent professional poker players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable professional poker players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic professional poker players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned professional poker players.

List people include Shana Hiatt, Mimi Rogers and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known professional poker players to the lesser known professional poker players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the professional poker player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous professional poker players ever?" and "What are the names of famous professional poker players?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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