Poker Psychology – The Mind Game


Who is the best poker player in the world?

Phil Ivey is widely regarded as the best poker player in the world. His opponents applaud his skill at the poker table and say he has mastered the psychology of poker. Often referred to as “The Tiger Woods of Poker”, Ivey has won 10 WSOP bracelets, and his total live tournament winnings have now surpassed $26 million. In 2017, he was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.

Who are the top 10 poker players in the world?

It’s difficult to get a consensus on who the best poker players are. The following are some of the honorable mentions when it comes to both earnings and mastering the psychology of poker bets:

  1. Justin Bonomo: $44,040,711
  2. Daniel Negreanu: $39,830,195
  3. Erik Seidel: $34,782,419
  4. Fedor Holz: $32,556,379
  5. David Peters: $30,106,263
  6. Daniel Colman: $28,925,059
  7. Antonio Esfandiari: $27,728,437
  8. Bryn Kenney: $27,092,109
  9. Steve O’Dwyer: $26,820,595
  10. Phil Ivey: $26,267,283

Who is the best poker player in the world 2020?

Bryn Kenney is statistically the best poker player in the world in 2020. He started his career in 2007 and has since mastered both poker psychology and strategies. His achievements include winning seven final WSOP tables, cashing in 32 times. His largest single win of $2 million came in 2017. Last year, he won big at the Triton Million – he finished 3rd and cashed in over $20 million!

Whenever he plays, he usually finishes in the top five. His extensive experience and in-depth understanding of poker psychology has earned him a total net worth of around $55.5 million.