The net worth of the world’s best poker players 

The net worth of the world’s best poker players 

It’s human nature to wonder how others make their money as we too want to be able to create the same success. Whether it’s property investment, online marketing, an e-commerce business or online poker, there are many ways to create an income stream in the digital age yet the mechanics of the success are often shrouded in mystery. 

In fact, there are many online courses out there that people are willing to pay for to learn the success of others and how they make their money. Online poker is well known for being a money maker, yet there is no mystery to it. You simply need to become a skilled poker player and the income follows. That’s easier said than done, right? While practice makes perfect and it takes time to become a very skilled poker player, there is no better time to start learning than the current moment.

In this meantime, let us help you out with some motivation for becoming a poker mastermind. Below, we’ll take a look at the net worth of the world’s best poker players. 

Dan Bilzerian’s Net Worth


Kicking it off, we have the well known American poker player, businessman and social media influencer, Dan Bilzerian. As of January 2023, it is estimated that Dan Bilzerian’s net worth was over $200 million US dollars, meaning he is living quite the lifestyle. 

Bilzerian is not always taken so seriously as a businessman and is known as the ‘funniest poker player’ of all time by Bluff Magazine. Despite this, he has made a huge success out of his poker career and upholds a lavish lifestyle.

So, now you’re probably wondering how his poker career came to so much success. Bilzerian’s career began in 2009 at his first World Series of Poker event where he finished in 180th place. It is also rumored that he won a game of poker and took away winnings of $10.8 million in just one night. In 2014, Bilzerian’s poker skills also landed him some impressive winnings, in which he made over $50 million in that one year. 

Daniel Cates

Also known as Jungleman12, Daniel Cates is a poker player who prefers to keep his winnings a little more private. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean his winnings are smaller than others in which he was once considered best heads-up No Limit Texas Hold ’em players in the world.

Cates dropped out of college during his early years in order to pursue a career in professional poker. Since then, his preference has been to play poker online and has reached over US$11 million in earning. 

He is known for taking a lot of risks, however it seemed that his risks paid off in the early stages of his career. After huge losses in 200, Cates dropped in stakes and worked on building back up his bankroll. Since then, he’s kept a rather low profile, playing many games in Macau where he’s said to have landed some big winnings. As of 2024, it is thought that his net worth is down to $10 million, which is still a healthy sum in many people’s eyes. 

Andy Beal

Andy Beal is one of the richest people in the poker world, in which he’s also a keen businessman and owns his own banks and several real estate businesses. Born and raised in Michigan, USA, Beal’s sharp business skills are what have created most of his earnings, however it is these business skills that have also helped him to make smart moves in the poker world too.

The highlight of his career was between 2001 and 2004 when he played with a group of top players known as The Corporation at limits that ranged from $30k/$60k to $100k/$200k. During this time he won one of the largest hands on public records which was $11.7 million. The high stakes game has become so famous that there is even a book written about it, titled The Professor, The Banker, and The Suicide King by Michael Craig. 

Kevin Hart

While Kevin Hart is first and foremost known as one of the best comedians of his times, he is also known for his keen poker skills in which he’s made a considerable amount of money. He is known for participating in charity tournaments and has had numerous activities with PokerStars too. 

His net worth is $200 million, in which he regularly plays in high stakes games in LA and Las Vegas, when he is not occupied by his acting work, 

Overall, making a lot of money can often seem like a mysterious business in today’s digital world. While it’s so easy to create different income streams, many people don’t know where to start or what’s involved. Online poker is a simple and effective way to create another income stream, however we recommend you start with low stakes and work your way up as you build your skills as poker can be a risky but highly rewarding game. 

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