Poker has become an extremely popular game around the world. People from different backgrounds enjoy its simplicity and flexibility. Poker tournaments take place in almost every country. Players from different countries compete against each other for prizes. Online poker rooms allow players to play from their home computers. For those who want to try their luck in real life, there are also poker clubs where players can gather together. Let’s see in the article how the best players in casinos are rated according to

The most famous casino player is Phil Ivey

A very well known professional poker player, he was ranked as one of the top 10 amateurs in 1997 by World Series of Poker’s official magazine “Pro Player Report”. Since then Phil Ivey never stopped his success in table games at casinos. He plays blackjack, roulette, craps, keno and video poker. His winnings in 2009 amounted to $3 million! In 2006, Phil Ivey won a challenge match against Gus Hansen and took home a trophy worth $30,000. His biggest tournament victory was achieved in 2003 when he won the WPT LAPT event with prize money of $200,000. In 2007 Phil Ivey won the third-largest prize in history – it exceeded $500,000. In 2008 he became the first person in history to earn more than $2 million playing poker – $2,054,964 to be exact. Phil Ivey is currently number four among all poker players’ highest earners. Today Phil Ivey lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Another best player is John Phipps

John Phipps is a British card counter. He is regarded as one of the greatest card counters in the world. He has already earned over £17 million while counting cards. He made this sum by winning some big events such as the WSOP Main Event (2002), and the $10,000 Big One for One Drop (2000). A year later John Phipps won an even bigger tournament called $50,000 No-Limit Texas Hold ’em High Roller. This time he took away the main part of the prize pool: $527,813. John Phipps is currently 5 among all poker players’ earnings. In 2005 John Phipps appeared on the TV show Bullshit along with Daniel Negreanu, David Chiu and Greg Raymer. They played several exciting games of poker including pokies online. Later that year Phipps participated in the NBC reality series Poker After Dark. He finished second in both online and live events. John Phipps was born in South Wales.

In conclusion, we would like to say that you will not find any other better poker players than these two ones. We hope that you enjoyed our review of them.