The Best Online Players
While many poker fans are familiar with the names of the players on the World Poker Tour, you may not be familiar with the online poker stars, despite some of them actually earning more than their land based counterparts.
Phil “OMGClayAitken” Galfond
The 29-year-old American is the undisputed Grandmaster of online poker, he is that successful that he has made the move across to the World Poker Tour. Playing high stakes Omaha and Texas Hold ‘Em, usually $200/$400 stakes, he has managed to amass earnings over $10,000,000 and has a net profit of $8m. There can be no denying that this guy can play.
Ivey is regarded by many betting fans as the greatest poker player in the world, with one World Poker Tour title, nine World Series of Poker bracelets as well as a further nine appearances in the Poker Tour final table, Ivey is the man to beat. Already an accomplished player he made the move into the online domain with FullTilt where, according to HighStakesDB.com, he won $1.99 million on FullTilt in 2007, $7.34 million in 2008, $6.33 million in 2009 and $3 million in 2010, all from the comfort of his sofa.
One half of the famous Dang brothers, Di learnt how to play the game at college. Since then has gone on to clean up in online poker rooms. Originally working with his brother the two have become so successful that they can go it alone. Dang is one of the rare few online successes that doesn’t feature in the land games, but when you have winnings $7,411,127 why would you? In 2011 Di Dang opened a restaurant near his home in Northern Virginia and now splits the time between that and online poker.
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