The best poker players in the world?

Choose the best poker player in the world in your opinion.

  • - Niklas Astedt (Sweden) 🇸🇪 Lena900

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  • - Justin Bonomo (United States) 🇺🇲

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  • - André Akkari (Brazil) 🇧🇷

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Vote: Choose which of these players you consider to be the best poker player in the world.

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It is difficult to say. Most professional players are pretty good, but I don't have a favorite player, and even more so I can't say for sure who is the best. Potentially, I'm the best :) ...... and everyone else doesn't matter :)
 
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It is difficult to say. Most professional players are pretty good, but I don't have a favorite player, and even more so I can't say for sure who is the best. Potentially, I'm the best :) ...... and everyone else doesn't matter :)
I forgot to add you to the list. 😆
 
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that's me the best
each has been the best in his place in his time and in his game, etc
 
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I wanna vote twice for 2 different players as I feel like there should be two separate options to this poll....Cash and MTT's.

Cash-Phil Ivey. Sadly I don't think he plays as much as he use too but likely still just as good as ever.

MTT's-Another Phil. Phil's are just good at poker it seems. This time Helmuth and without question the MTT GOAT. Yes I think we could all do without some of his outburst at the table but then you know guys like Helmuth had always made poker good, fun and entertaining to watch. It's kinda sad how far poker has fallen and terrible poker has become to watch now days.

Cheers!!!
 
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Vote: Choose which of these players you consider to be the best poker player in the world.

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Even though he's already deceased, for me he's still Doyle Brunson, so my vote is void
 
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Many professional poker players who are extremely talented and successful have had great success in their careers. It's crucial to remember that player performance can vary over time and that the poker landscape is dynamic. Different players can perform well in various game types. For my part, I enjoy Doyle Brunson.
 
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If you are interested in Daniel Negreanu, watch a documentary about this player called “Kidpoker”. This way you can learn more about the poker superstar. He is the best for me.
 
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I consider Phil Ivey the best. Yes, of course, there are more successful players, but I like Phil Ivey's style of play more than any other. His game is daring, unconventional, confusing the players. And I like that very much. To be unconventional in poker is very valuable! :cool:
 
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phil ivey.Because he plays entertainingly, but at the same time remains on the ground, he does not commit stupid things like Dwan.
 
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Daddy Daniel dude, no one is better than him
 
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I think Yuri is on this list for everything he represents for Brazilian poker. And he really is at the top, however, Andre Akkari is a joke to put on this list!
 
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None of the alternatives.
The correct answer is Diego Ramos haha.
 
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Most of the players on the list are nowhere near the top. What about Linus, Stefan, OTB red Barron and the others at the top of online cash poker? In terms of tournament, Michael adamo, bert Stevens, Alex foxen etc are regularly playing and crushing the biggest games. You havent even put Tom Dwan up there either!
 
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While it is fun to talk about who is best or not i don't think we would ever really know who the best is. Just looking at who is the leader in the pole I might not put Daniel Negreanu in the top ten. While I will agree he is one of the greatest players around, "and one of my favorites" how many of the greats do we not know? Many greats are not looking for fame but just happy wining cash and playing in cash games. It is possible the best players would be one most of us never heard about. Then we can look at the tournaments they play. If you just take out Bryn Kenney biggest cash he would fall to tens on the money list. His top 3 cashes removed and he falls to 18th. He plays alot of the high rollers. Justin bonomo would fall out of the top ten as well is you removed his top 3 scores. Stepen Chadwick would fall but still be in the top 10 easily, Take old timer Eric Sidel, he would still be in the top 18 if you did.

Now nobody would say Antonio Esfandiari is not a great player. Yet remove his one big win and he falls to 138th or so on the all time list as that win is something like 70% of his earning.

FYI, I did not vote on this one. I am torn between 2 players. The one is not listed. Sigh. While my heart says to pick the one player it's hard not to respect Stepen Chadwick. No I won't say who the other player is. I maybe a bit biased is why but he is on the list below.


1st United States Bryn Kenney $ 65,195,994 No Change
2nd United States Justin Bonomo $ 63,405,743 No Change
3rd England Stephen Chidwick $ 56,067,123 No Change
4th United States Jason Koon $ 55,982,108 Moved Up $ +4,763,100 (5th)
5th United States Dan Smith $ 53,972,566 Moved Up $ +8,647,350 (6th)
6th canada Daniel Negreanu $ 52,267,651 Moved Down $ +990,025 (4th)
7th Belarus Mikita Bodyakovsky $ 51,529,366 Moved Up $ +8,307,750 (9th)
8th United States Isaac Haxton $ 47,637,774 Moved Up $ +7,667,260 (11th)
9th United States Erik Seidel $ 45,973,569 Moved Down $ +2,248,142 (8th)
10th United States David Peters $ 45,794,437 Moved Down $ +2,017,995 (7th)
11th germany Fedor Holz $ 41,686,203 Moved Up $ +2,198,235 (13th)
12th United States Phil Ivey $ 41,673,044 Moved Down $ +913,000 (10th)
13th Spain Adrian Mateos $ 41,384,087 Moved Up $ +6,419,095 (17th)
14th United States Steve O'Dwyer $ 40,524,453 No Change
15th United States Cary Katz $ 40,073,333 Moved Down $ +273,900 (12th)
16th Canada Timothy Adams $ 38,580,851 Moved Down $ +1,171,146 (15th)
17th United States Jake Schindler $ 36,817,582 Moved Down (16th)
18th Canada Sam Greenwood $ 34,894,798 No Change
19th United States Nick Petrangelo $ 32,760,007 No Change
20th United States William Alex Foxen $ 32,209,888 Moved Up $ +2,375,137 (21st)
21st Germany Christoph Vogelsang $ 31,882,809 Moved Up $ +3,292,900 (23rd)
22nd Canada Daniel Dvoress $ 30,309,635 Moved Up $ +5,130,946 (30th)
23rd United States Phil Hellmuth Jr $ 29,965,105 Moved Down $ +73,500 (20th)
24th United States Sean Winter $ 28,973,830 Moved Up $ +1,074,800 (25th)
25th United States Daniel Colman $ 28,925,059 Moved Down (22nd)
26th Malaysia Paul Phua $ 28,770,090 Moved Down $ +623,800 (24th)
27th United States Antonio Esfandiari $ 27,810,801 Moved Down (26th)
28th Indonesia John Juanda $ 25,746,306 No Change
29th United States Scott Seiver $ 25,606,582 Moved Down $ +19,300 (27th)
30th United States Brian Rast $ 25,430,900 Moved Down $ +228,300 (29th)
 
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Most of the players on the list are nowhere near the top. What about Linus, Stefan, OTB red Barron and the others at the top of online cash poker? In terms of tournament, Michael adamo, bert Stevens, Alex foxen etc are regularly playing and crushing the biggest games. You havent even put Tom Dwan up there either!


Yeah i was stunned mot to see Alex Foxen up there as well. Not sure I would put Tom Dwan up there. He is great but not top ten in my opinion.
 
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The best player is me. But for some reason you did not add me to this list. Personally, for me, I am the best player. For me, only my victories and my achievements are important, I respect and value myself, I am a very promising pensioner and in general I know for sure that I am the best :)
 
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In my opinion, it's Daniel Negreanu. His commitment to training and constant study, in my view, makes him one of the best players in the world and a legend in the world of poker.
 
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In my opinion, either Phil Ivey or Phil Hellmuth can be considered the best. Although everyone on your list is quite good and in a certain sense they are the best, a concentrate of professionals :)
... maybe someday, years from now, your or my last name will also be on this list :)
 
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Currently, the best players in the world are the Spaniards and the Argentines, since they are the ones who have won the biggest tournaments on the world poker circuit lately.
 
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The current champion is always the best, if you want to call someone or yourself the best, you have to beat the champion or become the champion.
 
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I don't follow them, so I can't even say
 
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