Poker is a popular game to play with friends, in online poker rooms and at the casino. Most people play for fun but some have made poker playing into a professional career making millions of dollars of the game. You might be familiar with players like Phil Ivey, Max Pescatori, Doyle Brunson and Gus Hansen. These are just a few of the poker celebrities that made a name for themselves by mastering this thrilling game. Here you can read about the most famous poker players in the world; how they got started, their game specialties, interesting short facts and their biggest wins!


Get To Know Chris Ferguson - FullTilt Poker Player and one of the best poker players in the world.

Get to know the Canadian player that took the poker world by storm, winning three World Series of Poker and taking home two World Poker Tour titles.

Get to know the first woman of poker - 2007 World Series bracelet winner and Team PokerStars Pro member

In depth information about 2-time WSOP bracelet winner poker player Eddy Scharf.

Pascal "Triple P" Perrault is one of the French poker players you must know. He already has a total of $1,600,000 winnings from live tournaments.

With a total winnings of $2,755,325, you should get familiar with Max "Italian Pirate" Pescatori.

Get to know of the legendary ten-time World Series of Poker Champion Doyle Brunson - Maybe the most famous pro poker player in the world.

Dario Alioto is one of the Full Tilt pro players. He is a pioneer in the growing Italian poker scene, a source of inspiration young Southern European players.

Bertrand Grospellier is one of the most known pro poker players of the PartyPoker poker room

Gus Hansen is one of the world most famous poker players and his earnings are approximatly $7,000,000

Phil Ivey is one of the most successful poker players in the world with approximate winnings of $11,000,000