Playing poker is one of the best careers where you can earn a huge amount of money even before you are old enough to drink an alcoholic beverage. Well, at least in America. In this article, you will get to know some of the young superstars making a name in the game of poker. Each of them is 25 years or younger and they are all earning millions in several online or live poker tournaments:
Adrian Mateos has started to make a name in the world of poker online. He has earned around $4 million in his live tournaments along with his winnings in the two main poker world events.
In 2013, Adrian Mateos is one of the youngest players who won the main event of WSOP. He beat Fabrice Soulier, then 19 years old, in the main event and earned the $1.35 million prize.
In 2015, Mateos became the first Spaniard to win at EPT or European Poker Tour. He took down Monte Carlo at the Grand Finals of the said game and won $1.2 million. In the summer of 2015, it was his first time to be eligible to play at Las Vegas. He began to join the Main Event thereafter and won several games.
Colman is an American professional poker player. He won around $2 million in the Grand Finals of EPT. Then, he won the second biggest poker prize in history in One Drop game which is around $15.3 million.
After his one drop game, he won the Seminole Hard Rock poker game, EPT Barcelona, and WPT Alpha 8. Indeed, Colman has set the biggest record in 2014 for the biggest money in poker tournaments in one year only by winning around $22.38 million. Then, in 2015, he won another $1.85 million. Thereafter, he finished 3rd place in WSOP One Drop game and the main event of Seminole Hard Rock Poker.
In 2016, he started the year by winning $500,000 for 7th place in the High Roller event in the Philippines. In his tournament earnings, he has around $25.23 million which make his almost near to the All-Time Money List.
Fedor Holz started his career dominating the games in poker online. He is only 25 years old but he is making a name. He is popular as the CrownUpGuy and he garnered around $2.8 million in online tournaments. He has won the main event of 2014 WCOOP.
When we talk about his live career, he started in 2015. He had won the 6th place in events like the WSOP Europe High Roller. His biggest title was in Five Diamond World Open where he won the Alpha 8 title along with $1.58 million.
In 2015, he earned around $3.49 million. Then, he earned $3.46 million by 2016 after winning the WPT in the Philippines. He has around $10 million for all his tournament winnings. Before he is on his 30, he can be at the top of the All-Time poker player money list.