The Best Poker Players In The World

Victor Blom

Victor Blom was born in 1990. He is widely known in the online poker community under the name “Isildur1”. Today he is one of the most talented and promising poker players in the world. The 27-year-old player, born in Sweden, kept the public in the dark for a year, carefully creating an atmosphere of mystery around his personality. But the mystery was revealed when Victor Blom signed a sponsorship contract with PokerStars.

And recently he made a million-dollar call.

Peak online winnings: $6 million (November 2009).

Sam Trickett

The Best Poker Players In The World

Born in 1986. 2010 was one of the best years of his career for Sam Trickett. Participating in the World Series of Poker 2010 (WSOP) Sam has won 6 times. Then the European Poker Tour (ETP) took 4th place. After these achievements, Sam Trickett was named the best player in the 2010 ranking. In the same year, he joins the Team Titan Poker team. The year 2011 was no less successful for Sam Trickett. At the Aussie, Millions Poker Championship Sam wins over $3,000,000. Next, he takes 6th place at the World Poker Tour (WPT) in Paris and first place at the ME Partouche Poker Tour where he wins 1.000.000 euros. Well, 2012 was the most significant year for Sam Tricket. In Event #55 WSOP 2012, Big One for One Drop, with a contribution of $1.000.000, Sam took 2nd place, earning $10 million (at the moment, this wine was ranked as the third-largest poker player in history).

Winnings in real tournaments: over $20,790,658.

Antonio Esfandiari

Antonio Esfandiari’s career has been very successful: he has won numerous World Series of Poker, World Poker Tour, Poker After Dark, European Poker Tour, Poker Superstars, and many other prestigious poker tournaments. One of Antonio Esfandiari’s most serious achievements is his victory at the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic in 2010 on the World Poker Tour, which added $870,124 to his piggy bank. But a truly stunning success fell to Antonio in 2012! In Event #55 WSOP 2012, Big One for One Drop with a contribution of $ Esfondiari took 1st place and won $18,246,637!

Lika Gerasimova

The Best Poker Players In The World

Born January 15, 1984. Lika’s acquaintance with poker happened in Moscow, where she studied at Bauman University. Her interest in poker was caused by the “Barcelona Heads Up” tournament aired on television. After that Gerasimova started playing poker online, registering in the first poker room, which she found online. Lika started playing offline poker since 2007. Although she has no WSOP bracelets yet, she was able to use poker as her main source of income. Lika Gerasimova is part of Sergey Rybachenko’s “Gipsy Team”. It should also be noted that Gerasimova has received tremendous support throughout her career from none other than her husband Ivan Demidov.

The tournament winnings are over $500,000.