The greatest winnings in the history of poker: to whom the record owns

Playing poker attracts many but brings financial benefits with a competent strategy. You can mention the example of a legendary winning accountant from Tennessee Chris Manimier on Main Event WSOP in 2003, when he earned $ 2,500,000, having taken to the tournament through satellite for $ 86. But it’s rather an exception to the rules.

The greatest winnings are often related to the world series of poker. Jamie Gold received $ 12,000,000 for winning the main event WSOP-2006. These are the greatest prize in the history of Maine. Like this year, 4 times the winners of Main Event WSOP received $ 10,000,000.

Jamie Gold / Photo

In 2014 Daniel Colman In the world series poker won the tournament The Big One for One Drop. For participation in it players paid $ 1,000,000. The feature of the event is that 10% by bay-in is automatically directed to charity. American professional player took the main prize – $ 15,306 668.

Two years earlier another well -known professional from the US Antonio Esfandiars won a similar tournament on WSOP but earned 18,346 873 dollars. It is a record prize for a world series of poker that is stored at this time.

Antonio Esfandiars / Photo Pocketfives

Well and the most record amount for victory in one tournament in the history of poker belongs Brina Kenny. In 2019, he won over $ 20,000,000 on Triton Super High Roller Series. I wonder that Kenny did not even won the Triton Million tournament. Thanks to the agreement with Aaron Cangle Title reached the opponent, but was the American who chose a larger amount of prize.