PokerStars is the #1 online poker site in the world. Players of all skill levels call the site home but in recent years it has become the primary home to most of the games top online poker players.
Today we take a quick look at some of the best PokerStars players in both cash games and online poker tournaments. These players have combined for more than $34 million in high stake cash game and online poker tournament earnings.
Jens “Jeans89” Kyllönen
Jens Kyllönen aka “Jeans89” presently leads all cash game players on PokerStars according to HighStakesDB.com. Kyllönen is presently up $4.83 million in cash games on the “World’s Largest Poker Site.”
2015 was yet another fruitful year! Bit out of touch at the beginning but improved a ton during the nosebleed games. pic.twitter.com/ga0rFJlC5o— Jens Kyllönen (@RealJeans89) January 1, 2016
The Finnish pro has been playing high stakes regularly on the site since 2011 and all of his earnings have come at Pot-Limit Omaha. He presently frequents PLO as up to $200/$400 and regularly wins against the game’s top competition. Presently he is one of only two players with more than $4 million in career cash game earnings on PokerStars.
Is offended @ikepoker did not crown me the hottest man in poker. Claims i look better in photos.— Jens Kyllönen (@RealJeans89) January 14, 2016
Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky
Ben Sulsky, aka “Sauce123”, is not only one of the best PokerStars players but also one of the best heads-up players in the world. His best year in online poker was in 2012 when he posted a staggering $3.6 million in earnings while establishing himself as one of the premier forces in online cash games.
Sulsky is presently up $4.18 million in cash games. Over $2.3 million of that total is in PLO with the rest in NL Hold’em. He is one of only two players with career earnings of over $4 million on PokerStars and he shows no signs of slowing own anytime soon.
Chris “Moorman1” Moorman
When it comes to online tournament prowess, there’s nobody better than Chris Moorman. Known online as “Moorman1”, he has amassed over $13 million in online poker tournament earnings worldwide, according to PocketFives.com.
Hit $13 million in online cashes tonight after taking down the @888poker $100k guaranteed. Best get some sleep b4 the EPT in a few hours…— Chris Moorman (@Moorman1) February 15, 2016
He is not just one of the best PokerStars players when it comes to tournaments, he is the top dog. Moorman has $6.58 million in online poker tournament earnings on PokerStars. Full Tilt is about to merger with PokerStars in a few weeks, and Moorman has $3.84 million in earnings on that site, giving him over $10.4 million in tournament earnings just on sites owned by Amaya.
Calvin “cal42688” Anderson
Calvin Anderson is one of online poker’s best tournament players with over $6.07 million in career earnings. Playing as “cal42688, he won $4.63 million of that total on PokerStars and has over 3,500 career cashes on the site.
113k going in to day 2 of the pca main— Calvin Anderson (@Cal42688) January 10, 2016
What’s just as impressive as his career earnings is the number of major poker titles he’s won on the site. Anderson is presently tied for the all-time record for most COOP titles won at eight.
Anderson tied for the record back in September after taking a $320 PL Omaha Hi-Lo Event during the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). He has two career WCOOP titles and six career SCOOP titles.
Shaun “shuandeeb” Deeb
It’s little surprise that Shaun Deeb is on of the best PokerStars players and one of online poker’s greatest tournament players. Deeb has $6.25 million in career tournament earnings with $3.86 million of those earnings coming on PokerStars.
Deeb is the other player with eight career COOP titles on his resume. He also finished 7th in the 2015 SCOOP Main Event, earning over $225k for the third largest online score of his career.
In addition to his COOP prowess, Deeb has taken down events such as the Sunday Warm-Up, the Super Tuesday and the Wednesday Quarter Million.