Money is not everything as long as you are the best at it. This saying is very true in the world of Poker. Although many people assume that cities always win, the reality is that in poker you don’t play against cities. In Poker you compete with other players by favoring luck and skill. Certain players have a rhythm of card games that make them successful in professional poker tournaments and win lots of money. Over the years, poker has changed little by little. Poker, which was originally born in the world as an entertaining game, has now become one of the most popular card games coupled with an internet presence that is increasingly helping the poker game to grow rapidly. There are even Online Poker Room sites that can test the skills of players to compete to be the best of the best. With this Poker also gave birth to some brilliant poker card intellectuals, but we also have to know that even most poker players don’t succeed in certain tournaments. But it doesn’t hurt for us to know 10 of the Poker card scholars below, including:
John Juanda John Juanda
Wealth: US $ 4.4 million
You may not be familiar with the name of this Poker player, unless you are a poker fan. In short, this man with Indonesian-American blood is a successful professional poker player, where he has won four World Series of Poker titles for years. His success in the poker world led to his net worth of US $ 4.4 million. Yes, even though the US $ 4.4 is considered to be the caliber of a professional poker card player, it deserves a thumbs up considering that he won everything only in the world of Poker. Juanda continued to hone his playing skills when he was in the US and shortly in 1996, he decided to jump into the world of Poker. As proof of his skills, he only needed 3 years to reach the World Poker Series final table. In addition, Juanda was praised as a Cardplayer Magazine player between 2001 and 2002, this is really no small feat.
Wealth: US $ 8 million
Next on this list is a woman who became the first professional poker player. Annie Duke has been named the “Duchess of Poker” for extraordinary achievements in the game of Poker. Even in the early days, Duke had shown his expertise in playing. The career he has built so far is inseparable from the teachings of a mentor named Ben Affleck. His popularity skyrocketed in 2004 when he won the World Series of Poker gold bracelet. Since that extraordinary victory, his professional career seems unstoppable both in the poker world and in his personal life. In addition to being a female Poker superstar, Annie is also a successful writer, philanthropist and even she has released a DVD series that aims to educate beginners to understand the world of Poker. As if that wasn’t enough, Annie has also appeared on many TV shows, including Celebrity Apprentices.
Wealth: US $ 10 million
This man is a millionaire poker from England. His great wealth is not only through his success in the poker world but he is also involved in the online Poker card business. He won the World Series Poker and several Poker tournaments in the UK. Initially, he was obsessed with playing online poker at the age of 18 and finally made him addicted. Had heard the bad news from him that was brought at this time to 27 years, Feldman likes to live in a world of spree and he had experienced all the difficulties. Luckily enough, he managed to get out of his bad side and return to the world of Poker, making him come back victorious even with bigger ones.
Wealth: US $ 15 million
Nobody would have thought that Daniel was touted as one of the best poker players in the world today. He never lost school at this young age. In 2015, the player who won 40 this year not only won one, two or three World Series of Poker titles but 6 times. Not only that, Daniel also won the World Poker Tour championship 2 times, this is an impressive and extraordinary award. Thanks to the ability and luck that accompanied it, he managed to cultivate his wealth until now. Over the years playing poker pro, he was able to accumulate a net worth of more than US $ 15 million. Besides playing poker, he is also a noble philanthropist. He is present contributing to the world of writers and often appears on various TV shows.
Antonio EsfandiariAntonio Esfandiari
Wealth: US $ 17 million
This Iranian-American man is a professional poker player who has a fortune of more than US $ 17 million and the results he collected from the ability to play Poker. Before plunging into Poker, he used to work as a magician and was then invited to play Texas Hold’Em and there he immediately fell in love with the game of Poker and began playing professionally. In 2004, he won the World Poker Tour title. Then he finally left again to win one title in 2010. Besides winning two prestigious titles, Esfandiari also won two World Series Poker titles and this is an interesting achievement for every professional Poker player.
Chris Fergus Fergusonuson
Wealth: US $ 25 million
The 52-year-old California-born man won five World Series of Poker titles to join other Poker tournaments. What’s interesting about the side of life first, Ferguson was born to parents who are very educated. Both of his parents have Ph.D. in the world of mathematics and refutes is a teacher who teaches game theory at UCLA. Then Ferguson also earned a Pd.D. in computer science. No doubt, Ferguson is a very intelligent person even though his appearance is a bit rough. Appearance in the world of Poker managed to become a very rich person. In addition to being involved in the poker world, he also has a private online poker room entitled Full Tilt Poker.