Here we have listed the best professional poker players of 2020. This list is based on the total earnings they have made through the major poker tournaments.
Justin Bonomo started his career at the age of 16 with only $500 which he converted into $10,000 at Paradise Poker. He has a net winning of $44 million and has won over 20 major events including the EPT Grand Final 2012 and WOSP Big One for One Drop 2018.
Daniel Negreanu is one of the most popular poker players. He was named as the player of the decade from 2004-2013 by the Global Poker Index. He holds the record for the only player to win World Series bracelets in Las Vegas, Australia, and Europe. His net winning is around $40 million.
Erik Seidel is one fo the players who had made their names even before poker boomed. His knockout hand in 1988 WSOP main event was a remarkable move on which the movie ‘Rounders’ inspired. He won million-dollar prizes in two continents in 2011 with a total of $6.5 million. His total winnings amount to almost $35 million.
Fedor Holz gained his fame in 2016 when he won his first WSOP bracelet with a win of $111,111. He came second in the Super High Roller Bowl in the coming weeks. In 2018 he came second in the 2018 WSOP that won him $6 million. His present winnings amount to over $32 million.
A prodigy who took an interest in poker after seeing Chris Moneymaker win in 2003. He took the time to master his skills and turned out to be brilliant. Peters has won nine different tournaments for over $1 million each. He holds one bracelet, 50 cash finishes, and eight final tables in the WSOP. His net winnings are around $30 million.
Daniel Colman is best known for his win at WSOP 2014. He made a place in the hall of fame for nabbing the second-largest payout in poker that summed up to over $15 million. He has also won several awards including BLUFF 2014 player of the year, and Card Player Magazine Player of the year 2014. His total winnings amount to $29 million.
Antonio Esfandiari has been a part of the international poker scene for over a decade dating back to 2014 when he first made his mark. He won $1.3 million in the LA Poker Classic in 2004, and since then he made at least a million every year. He has also won the biggest pot in the history of poker with $18 million at WSOP. His total winning sums up to $28 million.