The game of poker has been transformed by the internet. Players may experience their best games from the comfort of their own homes, businesses, or anywhere on the globe with an internet connection.
The finest online poker players on the planet have several characteristics. They have the ability to multi-table, compete at high stakes without fear, and play for lengthy periods of time on their laptops or phones. Some players have had tremendous success playing online poker, winning large sums of money that have changed their lives. To do so, they needed luck, skill, a strong work ethic, and a large enough bankroll.
Phil Ivey is known as the “Poker Tiger Woods.” Ivey began playing online poker in 2007 on Full Tilt Poker, where he won $2 million that year. Ivey’s winning streak continued in 2008, as he proceeded to destroy the competition until the rest of the field caught up with him. In sympathy with players who had lost their money, Ivey skipped the WSOP that year.
Between 2008 and 2013, Patrik Antonius won about $12 million on Full Tilt Poker under the screen name “FinddaGrind.” Antonius was completely charmed by online poker, and the versatility of multi-tabling allowed him to put his skills and knowledge to good use. He took home the largest prize in online poker history, a whopping $1,357,000. Fans used to watch Antonius play by logging onto their accounts.
Daniel Cates won $5,500,000 in online poker in 2010. Between March 2009 and March 2015, Cates’ “Jungleman12” Full Tilt account collected a whopping $10,270,000 after 394,738 monitored hands. He also went under the screen handle ‘w00ki3z’ on PokerStars.
Ben Tollerene began his online poker career in 2007 with a $500 deposit at Full Tilt Poker. He began by playing $25/$50 No-Limit Hold’em before moving on to PLO and playing some of the biggest sums internet poker has to offer. On FullTilt, I used the screen aliases Bttech86 and Ben86, while on PokerStars, I used Ben86. Under the screen handle Ben86, he earned almost $3,800,000 on PokerStars.
Di Dang is one of the most successful online poker players ever. Di Dang earned more than $7,400,000 on Full Tilt Poker and over $650,000 on PokerStars. In 2007, he made $1,281,329 in profit, followed by $3,673,051 in 2009.