All poker fans have their own opinion about who they think are the best players in the world but the Global Poker Index gets down to facts with its point system that is based on the player’s record. So who are the dominating few that will top the list in 2018?
Although he has a cool persona, he is not fond of the spotlight. When he is not playing poker, he studies psychology in Vienna which is pretty impressive considering all his successes in 2017. He reached the final table at events in Vegas, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Panama and the Bahamas.
The German player marked a impressive turn at the PokerStars Championship at the Monte-Carlo Casino in 2017. His second big win was the Triton Super High Roller Series in Macau where he walked away with $752,446. Although he does not have a WSOP bracelet, he managed to reach the final eight which gave him a spot on the GPI Top 10.
The New Jersey native made a whopping $17.5 million in 2017. All three of his wins came from Aria High Roller events in Las Vegas and at PokerStars Championship in Macau, he reached the final table in two out of three games.May 30, 2018 - Offer valid as of date published. T&Cs apply.