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In all honesty... I don't think there's one "best poker player". For one, there are a lot of different poker games, and each game has its own best players. Someone who is the best at No Limit Holdem will most likely not be great at some other game like 2-7 No Limit Single Draw Lowball.
For me, I appreciate the players who can play ALL the games, not just become the best at one of them... so, for instance, someone like the late Chip Reese.
The problem with "rankings" is that they usually rank players by money won... but as we all probably know, the No Limit Texas Holdem pros fill this entire list... because the mixed-game poker pros are playing games that pay MUCH less for a win... so they'll never make any leaderboards.
Given all my words here, I did find something to hang my hat on... have a look for yourself
There are many good poker players and I prefer Bryn Kenney, Phil Ivey as the best players.
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There is a rankings list of sorts - https://www.thehendonmob.com/ - the trouble with this is that it does not count cash game grinders that have made millions online and live and is weighted very much towards NLHE because they are by far and away the biggest tournaments and therefore the biggest prize pools.
For me, Phil Galfond is the best player around at the moment because he's so good at both NLHE and PLO.
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Well ... I have seen many videos and streamers of the great professional poker players .... and currently I am staying with Lex Valdhuz ... without a doubt the best from my point of view ...! is always winning awards constantly
Good afternoon everyone, I find it difficult to say who is the best poker player in the world, it is easier to say who are the best players.
I usually watch good players through Twitch and even the player I saw making the plays and explain and win playing cash game NL $ 2.5 / $ 5, is the player Saulo Costa, very technical, beat this NL very easily and he says is far from the level of TOP players,
LLinus, OtB_RedBaron, I wonder how good their game is.
In online poker, I hear other good players say that the best player in the world of online cash is the one who uses the nickname, OtB_RedBaron.
In live poker, I find it very difficult to say that the best of all, considering the number of bracelets won, Phil Hellmuth is in 1st place, with 14 bracelets.