8,618,663 | Brian Rast is the year’s biggest earner

We countdown the Top 5 money earners on the live tournament circuit for 2015… #1 Brian Rast – $8,618,663 Win the Super High Roller Bowl and chances are you’re going to end up on top of the 2015 Money List. Well, that’s exactly what Brian Rast did, defeating Scott Seiver heads-up for the biggest prize in poker in 2015, a $7,525,000 windfall this past summer at Aria. Rast went on to collect over a million dollars more on…

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7,920,590 | Scott Seiver is 2nd biggest earner of 2015

We countdown the Top 5 money earners on the live tournament circuit for 2015… #2 Scott Seiver – $7,920,590 Scott Seiver finishes second in earnings this season, earning at least $4M USD in winnings for a third consecutive season. Seiver’s season included the biggest payday of his career, finishing 2nd at the inaugural Super High Roller Bowl, presented this summer at ARIA. Seiver also earned a victory on tour this year in a 5K PLO event during…

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7,867,631 | WSOP Champ Joseph McKeehen is 3rd top earner of 2015

We countdown the Top 5 money earners on the live tournament circuit for 2015… #3 Joseph McKeehen – $7,867,631 It should come to no one’s surprise to see the reigning World Series of Poker Main Event Champion on the 2015 list. Joseph McKeehen outlasted a 6,420-player field to win this year’s Main Event. He did add a little under $200,000 with other scores this season, including a victory at the Wynn Fall Classic, weeks before the November…

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5,093,703 | Erik Seidel is 4th top earner of 2015

We countdown the Top 5 money earners on the live tournament circuit for 2015… #4 Erik Seidel – $5,093,703 After more than 25 years on the circuit, poker’s living legend, Erik Seidel, is still going strong, showing absolutely no sign of slowing down. Seidel, who sits third on the All-Time Money List, collected over $5M for the second time of his illustrious career in 2015 while crossing the million dollar mark for the sixth time since 2007….

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4,970,513 | Jonathan Duhamel 5th in earnings in 2015

We count down the Top 5 money earners on the live tournament circuit for 2015… #5 Jonathan Duhamel – $4,970,513 Win two major High Roller events and chances are, your name will appear on this list! That’s exactly what 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel did in 2015, winning a pair of bracelets: the WSOP One Drop High Roller and the WSOP Europe High Roller to go along with his 2010…

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440,000 | Barry Greenstein, The ‘Robin Hood of Poker’ gives back

They call him the ‘Robin Hood of Poker’ – three-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner and WPT Champions Club member Barry Greenstein has been such a successful cash game player throughout the years that he has donated plenty of his winnings on the live tournament circuit to charitable initiatives. Moments after winning Million Dollar Seven Card Stud tournament at the 2003 edition of Larry Flynt’s Poker Challenge Cup, Greenstein donated $440,000 of his winnings…

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8,769 | Santa has a Hendon profile?

Does Santa Claus play poker when he’s not busy building toys and delivering them once a year? A Hendon search actually does bring up Santa, aka Chris Cringle!!! The man from ‘Great White North, Canada’ collected a pair of scores in tournaments in Los Angeles (The Bike, Commerce) in 1994. One of his scores? A victory in the Big Poker Oktober series … no word yet on whether or not Matt Savage was there to hand the…

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2012 | #TBT Than and Holdren battle in Colorado Championship

  We take you back to Christmas Eve 2012 as Vinh Than and John Holdren (pictured) would battle it out for the chance to become the winner of the Colorado Poker Championship 5 … Than would end up with the win. Holdren, however, has since earned a pair of Top 10 finishes at the Colorado Poker Championship, 9th earlier this year and 10th in 2013. Fab Five | 2012 Colorado Championship 1. Vinh Than (USA) 2. John…

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162,898 | Bah Humbug! Butzhammer misses out on bigger payday

Veteran poker player Thomas Butzhammer was hoping for a big score as final table play dwindled down in the Main Event at the EPT Prague Festival last week. Butzhammer was so confident in his abilities, that he refused a deal that would see him leave a €457,078 offer on the table. Shockingly, Butzhammer would actually bow out in fourth position, taking him a very respectable €294,180, €162,898 less than what was originally offered to him by…

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3,492,368 | Fedor Holz ends big year with a bang!

Fedor Holz certainly enjoyed his first full season on the live tournament circuit, capping off a big 2015 with the biggest win of his career at the WPT Alpha8 event presented this past weekend at Bellagio in Las Vegas. The win saw Holz finish 2015 with $3,837,029 in total earnings. Holz’s other 2015 win came in the High Roller event at the Israeli Poker Championship, held in Vienna, Austria. Fab Five | Holz’s Biggest Scores…

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