Best poker players of all time

  • Avatar for the CardsChat Editorial TeamWritten by  the CardsChat Editorial Team

When it comes to competing at the very highest level, these poker players have proven they have what it takes. What does it take to become one of the best poker players of all time, and how do they manage to stay at the top of their game? Learn about some of poker’s biggest and brightest characters right here.

The Best Poker Players: Profiles

Daniel Negreanu

The question of who is the world’s best poker player will never accurately be answered…

Doyle Brunson

Brunson was known as the Godfather of Poker and his entire adult life was…

Phil Ivey

No matter how many superstars occupy the top echelons of any sport, there always tends to…

Jennifer Harman

When the poker boom was in full bloom throughout the noughties, there was only one female poker…

Phil Hellmuth

The word ‘polarizing’ is commonplace in poker, although it’s often reserved for strategy…

Poker champion Phil Hellmuth winning his first WSOP title

Seven WSOP Main Event winners speak to CardsChat about making history at the World Series of Poker.

Legends of Poker

Bryn Kenney

Who are the world’s best professional poker players? This page lists 10 of the top male…

Vanessa Selbst, the most successful female poker player, pictured at the poker table.

We’ve listed the top 10 female poker players, including what tournaments they won and…

Play Texas Hold’em for free at our no-risk practice tables! No downloads, deposits or accounts needed.

What Next?

Raise your game with our free strategy guides, discover the latest news, results and stories from the poker world, or find out what our community is talking about right now. Ready to play for real? Read our guide to the best real money poker sites.