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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.

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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. (74 items)
Shannon Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Shannon Elizabeth Fadal, known professionally as Shannon Elizabeth, is an American actress and former fashion model. Elizabeth is well known for her roles in comedy films such as American Pie, ...more
Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck ...more
Kelly Hu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Kelly Ann Hu is an American actress, voice artist and former fashion model. She was Miss Teen USA 1985 and Miss Hawaii USA 1993. Hu starred as Dr. Rae Chang on the American television soap opera ...more
Jennifer Tilly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Jennifer Tilly is an American actress and poker player. She is an Academy Award nominee, and a World Series of Poker Ladies' Event bracelet winner. She has a brother Steve and two sisters, Meg ...more
Mimi Rogers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Miriam "Mimi" Rogers is an American film and television actress, producer and competitive poker player. Her notable film roles include Gung Ho, Someone to Watch Over Me, and Desperate ...more
Shana Hiatt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Shana Hiatt is a model and presenter who has appeared in several magazines.
Sam Simon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Samuel Michael "Sam" Simon was an American director, producer, writer, animal rights activist, boxing manager, tournament poker player, and philanthropist, most noted as co-creator of ...more
Daniel Negreanu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Daniel Negreanu is a Canadian professional poker player who has won six World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Poker Tour championship titles. The independent poker ranking service Global ...more
Phil Ivey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Phillip Dennis "Phil" Ivey Jr. is an American professional poker player who has won ten World Series of Poker bracelets, one World Poker Tour title and appeared at nine World Poker
Brad Garrett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Brad Garrett is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He has appeared in numerous television and film roles. Garrett was initially successful as a stand-up comedian in the early 1980s. Taking ...more
Jennifer Harman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Jennifer C. Harman-Traniello is an American professional poker player. She has won two World Series of Poker bracelets in open events, one of only two women to have done so.
Phil Hellmuth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Phillip Jerome Hellmuth, Jr. is an American professional poker player who has captured a record thirteen World Series of Poker bracelets. He is the winner of the Main Event of the 1989 World ...more
Johnny Chan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Johnny Chan is a Chinese-born American professional poker player. He has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, including the 1987 and 1988 World Series of Poker main events consecutively.
Jerry Buss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Gerald Hatten "Jerry" Buss was an American businessman, real estate investor, and chemist. He was the majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team in the ...more
Chris Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Christopher Philip Ferguson is an American poker player. He has won five World Series of Poker events, including the 2000 WSOP Main Event, and the 2008 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. ...more
Vanessa Rousso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Vanessa Ashley Rousso is a French American professional poker player. She is also known by her Pokerstars online screen name Lady Maverick. Born in White Plains, New York, Rousso has dual ...more
Jean-Robert Bellande is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Jean-Robert F. Bellande is an American nightclub owner, promoter, poker player and reality TV contestant.
Rick Salomon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Rick Salomon is a poker player and celebutant mostly known for his relationships with various female celebrities, including E.G. Daily, Shannen Doherty, Paris Hilton, and Pamela Anderson. He is ...more
Antonio Esfandiari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari, born Amir Esfandiari, is a professional poker player and former professional magician, known for his elaborate chip tricks. Esfandiari is the face of ...more
Scotty Nguyen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Thuận B. "Scotty" Nguyễn is a Vietnamese American professional poker player who is a five-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, most notably as the winner of the 1998 World ...more
John Juanda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Johnson "John" Juanda is an Indonesian-born American professional poker player based in Marina del Rey, California. He has won five World Series of Poker bracelets.
Erik Seidel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Erik Seidel is an American professional poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada, who has won eight World Series of Poker bracelets and a World Poker Tour title. He is married and has two daughters. ...more
Dan Harrington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Dan Harrington is a professional poker player.
Sam Farha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Ihsan "Sam" Farha is a professional poker player. He is best known for finishing as runner up in the World Series of Poker main event in 2003 and has won three bracelets at the WSOP.
Gabe Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Professional Poker Players
Gabriel W. "Gabe" Kaplan is an American comedian, actor, poker commentator, and professional poker player. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his role as Gabe ...more