Poker Heroes

In this week's edition of Poker Nation's blogs about poker in India, we have, TOP FIVE HEROES OF WORLD POKER

There are some players who have garnered immense respect in the poker community and from their fans. Let’s have a glance at the top 5 revered poker players:

Doyle Brunson

Even though he's basically retired from the tournament poker scene but the 10-time bracelet winner has reached every level in the game and presently delivers as the link to the game's past.

Daniel Negreanu

Negrenau is one of the most dominant poker players of today’s generation with dozens of major poker events wins and five WSOP bracelets. He also works frequently with the WSOP as a player ambassador and tries to improve the quality of the event. Also, many poker players who play poker online, including himself, have helped newcomers embrace the game easily with detailed guides and blog posts.

Matt Savage

Savage is considered to be the best poker tournament director in the world and has hosted big events on almost every continent. He is the current Executive Tour Director of the World Poker Tour and his structures for the events are among the best in the world.

Linda Johnson

One half of the only two women in the Poker Hall of Fame, Linda has made immense strides for women in the poker world as a poker player, a publisher and as an ambassador for the game. She is well liked by almost everyone that has ever known her and is simply the First Lady of Poker.

Erik SeidelThere are a very few poker players in the world with a better reputation than eight-time WSOP bracelet victorious Erik Seidel. Regardless of winning or losing, he exhibits a well-grounded attitude and his ethics have never been questioned, even after being a former sponsored poker pro with Full Tilt Poker.