Kings of Instagram: Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Antonio Esfandiari tops in followers among poker pros

Kings of Instagram: Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Antonio Esfandiari tops in followers among poker pros

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With nearly $40 million in prize money from live tournaments, Daniel Negreanu is the most successful poker player in history, and the forty-something Canadian is also tops among his card-playing peers on Instagram with more than 150 thousand followers.

POKER’S INSTAGRAM KINGS

Aside from Negreanu, Phil Ivey is the only other poker pro to breach the 100-thousand follower threshold on Instagram. Ivey leads a group of four Americans to make the top ten most popular players on the photo-sharing social media service.

Kings of Instagram: Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Antonio Esfandiari tops in followers among poker players

The other birth countries represented by poker players in the top ten are Iran, Germany, France, Finland and Lebanon.

UPDATED November 11, 2018

10) BYRN KENNEY

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Byrn Kenney
WSOP Final Tables: 7
Born November 1, 1986 🇺🇸 Long Beach, New York
Instagram followers: 12.1 thousand

9) JOE HACHEM

Joe Hachem
WSOP Final Tables: 6
Born March 11, 1966 🇱🇧 Lebanon
Instagram followers: 15 thousand

8) PATRIK ANTONIUS

Patrik Antonius
WSOP Final Tables: 3
Born December 13, 1980 🇫🇮 Helsinki, Finland
Instagram followers: 42.1 thousand

7) BERTRAND GROSPELLIER

Bertrand Grospellier
WSOP Final Tables: 6
Born February 8, 1981 🇫🇷 Melun, France
Instagram followers: 43.8 thousand

6) PHIL HELLMUTH

Phil Hellmuth
WSOP Final Tables: 57
Born July 16, 1964 🇺🇸 Madison, Wisconsin
Instagram followers: 48.3 thousand

5) JASON MERCIER

Jason Mercier
WSOP Final Tables: 17
Born November 12, 1986 🇺🇸 Port Charlotte, Florida
Instagram followers: 49.4 thousand

4) FEDOR HOLZ

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Fedor Holz
WSOP Final Tables: 3
Born July 25, 1993 🇩🇪 Saarbr├╝cken, Germany
Instagram followers: 56 thousand

3) ANTONIO ESFANDIARI

Antonio Esfandiari
WSOP Final Tables: 10
Born December 8, 1978 🇮🇷 Tehran, Iran
Instagram followers: 70 thousand

2) PHIL IVEY

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Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr.
WSOP Final Tables: 31
Born February 1, 1977 🇺🇸 Riverside, California
Instagram followers: 120 thousand

1) DANIEL NEGREANU

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Daniel Negreanu
WSOP Final Tables: 37
Born July 26, 1974 🇨🇦 Toronto, Ontario
Instagram followers: 176 thousand

2018-11-11T10:02:27+00:00 November 11th, 2018|

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