Top 10 Poker Players By Net Worth
As we are halfway through 2018 and the global poker community has seen the big tournaments come to end, here’s a standing of the top ten poker pro’s who’ve earned the big bucks in 2018.
Justin Bonomo ($24.9 million)
Topping the All Time Money list is none other than Justin Bonomo who has earned a total of $42,979,591 in lifetime live earnings and a staggering $24.9 million of it comes in 2018. His biggest win for the year came from the $1,000,000 No Limit Hold’em The Big One for One Drop event, earning a monstrous $10 million for his efforts!
Jason Koon ($11.2 million)
Second in position is American Jason Koon with a total of $22,068,280 in total live earnings. The most recent of his cashes come from the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Main Event where he earned $1,079,433.
Nikita Bodyakovskiy ($10.4 million)
In third postion is Nikita ‘Mikita’ Bodyakovskiy with $167,677,901 in total live earnings. A major chunk of his $10.4 million for the year comes from the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Main Event. He took down the event for $5,257,027.
John Cynn ($8.8 million)
A new comer to the All Time Money List, John Cynn, made his way in with his big finish during the WSOP Main event for $8.8 million!
Stephen Chidwick ($7.8 million)
The next pro on the list is Stephen Chidwick, a player who has earned $17,909,996 in total live cash outs. His earnings for 2018 stand at $7.8 million, a major chunk of that coming in from his 3rd place finish for $372,828 in the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series, HK $500,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Max event.
Nick Petrangelo ($6.4 million)
Next on the list, Nick Petrangelo has earned over $15 million in total live earnings with $6.4 million generated this year .His latest cash out came during the World Series of Poker Event #77, where he took home just over $720,000.
Fedor Holz ($6.2 million)
Sitting in 4th place on the All Time Money List, Fedor Holz is one of the front-runners on the felts. He has earned $32,550,884 in total live earnings. The pro earned $6.2 million for 2018 so far with most of his cashes coming from the WSOP events.
Dan Smith ($5.8 million)
Dan is number eight on the list, having earned $25,061,637 in total live cashouts. The poker pro has earned $5.8 million this year and a majority of those earnings came from his third place finish in the Big One for One Drop for $4 million.
Rainer Kempe ($4.9 million)
The poker pro has earned $16,524,972 in lifetime earnings and for 2018, has been able to secure $4.9 million in cashouts. His major cashout took place when he earned just over $227,000 while playing in a High Roller event at the Aria.
Bryn Kenney ($4.5 million)
Bryn Kenney has earned just over $24 million in total live earnings. As of 2018, his earnings stand at $4.5 million. His latest cashout took place at the $25,000 + $1,000 No Limit Hold’em High Roller where he finished 4th and added $65000 to his name.
As the year pans out, watch out for these poker pros as they battle it out for the top position!