20 | Steve O’Dwyer to add another flag to his collection

Just like any other professional poker player, GPI World #1 Steve O’Dwyer enjoys collecting flags on the live tournament circuit. Each time a player collects a cash in a country for the very first time, he/she earns a “flag” on the THM Database. A recent trip to Georgia (at the first-ever World Series of Poker Circuit event in Tbilisi) saw O’Dwyer earn flag #20, one step away from joining the Top 5 list, led by the incredible…

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26,000,000 | A new milestone for Erik Seidel

Just under $600,000 in winnings sees poker icon Erik Seidel move past the $26,000,000 mark in winnings, pushing him to 2nd on the THM All-Time Money List, moving ahead of Antonio Esfandiari. Seidel is only the third player in poker history to cross the $26M mark. The aforementioned Esfandiari and Daniel Negreanu, who sits 1st on the All-Time Money List, are the two others to have accomplished the feat. Fab Five | THM All-Time Money List…

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106K | Daniel Negreanu wins the popularity contest

Over 106,000 different people who visited the THM Database in 2015 clicked on Daniel Negreanu’s profile, making Kid Poker the Most Popular Player in the database for the year. It should come to no one’s surprise that Negreanu also leads the All-Time Most Popular List with the great Phil Ivey trailing Negreanu on both lists. Fab Five | Most Popular in 2015 1. Daniel Negreanu (CAN) 2. Phil Ivey (USA) 3. Daniel Colman (USA) 4. Ole Schemion…

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42 | DJ Mackinnon racked up the scores in 2015

American grinder DJ Mackinnon scored an impressive 42 times in 2015, cashing in 37 of them travelling the US poker circuit. The other cashes came at the PCA in the Bahamas and in a pair of WPT events in Canada: a prelim event at Fallsview and a 78th place finish at partypoker.net WPT Montreal. Mackinnon earned 11 Top 10 finishes for the second straight season, crossing the 100K mark for the third year in a…

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12 | Atanas Kavrakov captured the most flags in 2015

One of the most popular stats on the THM Database is the amount of flags captured by a player in his or her career. Bulgaria’s Atanas Kavrakov’s 2015 season started with 5 scores during the PCA in the Bahamas and ended with 7 combined scores during WPT and EPT events in Prague … in between? Scores in 10 other countries, allowing him to collect 12 flags for the season: Bahamas Cyprus France Austria Malta Monaco…

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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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84 | Plenty of poker-made millionaires in 2015

With only a few weeks left to the 2015 poker season, we already count 84 players who have earned at least $1,000,000 on the live tournament circuit this season according to The Hendon Mob Poker Database. Led by Super High Roller Bowl winner Brian Rast, 8 of the Top 10 money earners this season come from the mighty USA! We should see a few more millionaires added to the list as major tournament series wrap…

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