Some of the world’s top poker pros have their own social media accounts and a number of them use it to document their day-to-day life, post videos of their games, give poker tips to their fans, or simply share some nuggets of wisdom to live by.
If you’re an aspiring poker pro, you might want to take a look at the most followed poker players on Instagram below, and follow them yourself.
*Follower count is accurate from 19/02/2020
5. Fedor Holz
With more than $32.5 million in total live tournament earnings, Holz is currently the highest-earning poker pro in his home country of Germany. At a young age, Holz is already a multi-millionaire, and while he officially gave up his professional poker career two years ago, the German crusher remains connected to the poker world through Pokercode, an interactive poker platform he founded with fellow pro Matthias Eibinger.
Holz is also the brains behind the Primed Mind app that helps people achieve their goals through mindset coaching.
4. Phil Hellmuth
Hellmuth holds the record for most WSOP bracelet wins with 15, and his Instagram depicts his life not only as a poker elite but also as a family man.
The “Poker Brat” is living a blessed and positive lifestyle, so if you want to be showered with positivity as you go about your daily life, it’s time to follow Hellmuth on Instagram..
3. Antonio Esfandiari
Esfandiari is among the most successful poker players of this generation. He won the single biggest prize in sports history after taking down the 2012 WSOP Big One For One Drop for $18.3 million.
The Iranian native isn’t as active on the live circuit as he was before, but in recent years, he has kept himself busy by taking part in the annual pilgrimage to the desert, often sharing his journey to his Instagram followers.
2. Phil Ivey
Widely regarded as a poker legend, Ivey has had a colourful poker career, with more than $28 million in live tournament earnings, and 11 world titles under his name.
Though he has remained controversial owing to his legal battle with Borgata, his charisma is still there, and his 130,000 Instagram followers can confirm that.
1. Daniel Negreanu
Negreanu is without a doubt the most popular poker player on Instagram, He has been a great poker ambassador, fearlessly sharing his views on all things poker, and is also a supporter of great causes.