Below are the most successful players in poker history. Ironically enough, they are also some of the most successful tournament players of all-time.
1. Phil Hellmuth - Phil Hellmuth is the current all-time record holder for World Series of Poker bracelets with an amazing 13 titles. He is also the only man in Wsop history to have won both the Wsop Main Event in Las Vegas and the Wsop Europe Main Event.
2. Doyle Brunson – Known as both “Texas Dolly” and the “Godfather of Poker”, Brunson is one of the last original road gamblers from the 1960′s and 1970′s and is a ten-time Wsop bracelet winner, including winning the Main Event in both 1976 and 1977.
3. Phil Ivey