If you consider yourself a poker fan, you
probably know that Twitter is the platform of choice for many pros.
You can be sure that players will be active in
and around big tournaments, share their insights, and strategy tips. If
anything is going on in the poker world, players will take it to Twitter and
discuss the issue.
I can’t make a definitive list of who you
should follow, but players on this lineup are a good choice.
I have to stress that this is not a list of players with the biggest followings on Twitter. You can easily find those yourself.
Instead, I wanted to create a list with ones
that I follow and enjoy seeing on my feed.
When you start following these guys, you will get many recommendations, so you can easily make it into an ever-growing list and fill your whole feed with poker players.
Daniel Negreanu is one of the biggest and
best-known names in poker.
The Hall of Famer has won over $46.2 million in
live tournament winnings and holds six WSOP bracelets, as well as countless
His Twitter feed is mostly filled with
poker-related stuff, especially during important events such as WSOP or other
But the Canadian – who got his US Citizenship in 2016 – is also very vocal about politics, social issues, and other stuff, and isn’t afraid of controversy.
Now that WSOP is over I can dedicate my time to something more productive:
getting into heated arguments on Twitter, expecting no one to change their mind.
Who do we want to piss off first? pic.twitter.com/YLyncCdj8L
— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) July 20, 2022
So if you were looking for just Negreanu
playing poker, be prepared to get much more than that if you do decide to hit
that follow button.
Doug Polk is a well-known name in high stakes
poker circles and was considered one of the best Heads Up Hold’em players for a
while, thanks to some great results online.
He’s also won over $9.5 million in live
tournament earnings, so there is no question about his poker abilities.
Polk, who’s back after taking a break away from
the tables, is worth a follow on Twitter for comedy value (or if you’re a
Just lost a bet laying -400 a trex would eat someone in the latest jurassic park movie ama
— Doug Polk (@DougPolkVids) July 3, 2022
Although a big shot, he doesn’t shy away from engaging with his
followers, so feel free to tweet him.
The famous “Poker Brat” has an active Twitter
account, which is quite Phil-focused, as you’d expect.
Hellmuth may not be on everyone’s list of
people to follow, but for many poker fans, he remains one of the game’s greatest.
With 16 WSOP bracelets (more than any other player out there), over $28.4 million in tournament winnings, and several poker books to his name, it’s hard to argue with it.
Phil is doing his share to promote poker,
tweeting about any tournmanets he might be playing and engaging with other
You’ll also get a a sneak peek behind the
scenes of Hellmuth’s personal life, which is always fun to see.
Joey Ingram could be dubbed the investigative
journalist of the poker world.
“Papi” puts countless hours behind the scenes to unveil the biggest scams and scandals in the poker community, and everyone seems to love it.
If you want to be in the loop about the latest
events that don’t always hit the headlines of major news sites, then you should
definitely follow Ingram on Twitter.
Equally, if you have a solid reason to believe
something is amiss and want someone to look into it, he’s your man.
Fedor Holz is one of the best-known young guns in the poker world. He had an insane run in high roller tournaments, amassing live career winnings of over $33.4 million in just a few years.
He’s had tremendous success playing online, is
an ambassador for GGPoker and runs the training site Pokercode – so he’s a guy who knows a thing or two
So if you want the latest insights from poker
or were just wondering what Holz has been up to lately, his Twitter is where
you’ll get all the news.
Phil Galfond is one of the brightest poker
His blogs and forum posts on a variety of
topics have always been welcomed by the poker community, not just because he
knows what he’s talking about but also because he knows how to write.
Galfond is quite active on Twitter and
discusses many topics relevant to the community, such as the use of HUDs,
cheating, sharing tips and tricks and more.
10 ways to make your poker career unsuccessful:
— Phil Galfond (@PhilGalfond) May 29, 2022
He’s definitely worth a follow.
Closing in on over $20.1 million in live
tournament earnings, Mercier crushed the tournament circuit for years, and
shared his insights with over 131k followers on Twitter.
If you’ve got kids and want to see how you can
balance playing poker with being a parent, be sure to give him a follow as he’s
recently returned to the poker scene.
The “Poker Brat” was happy to see him return to
WSOP this year:
Erik Seidel has always been one of the game’s
Always calm and composed at the tables and
never seeking the spotlight, Seidel has amassed well over $40 million in
If you’re wondering what he’s been up to lately
and want to keep up, your best bet is to follow him on Twitter, where he
frequently shares insights from everyday life and poker circuit.
The scary part of having a bad WSOP was thinking my backer was going to drop me. Since I’m married to her, things could’ve gotten very awkward
— Erik Seidel (@Erik_Seidel) July 18, 2022
He’s got a great sense of humour, so he’s worth
a follow for that alone.
Known as one of the most outspoken poker
players on Twitter, Sean Debb is no stranger to causing a stir.
Times have changed for Sean as he has stepped
away from the table for the most part, focusing on raising his family and
concentrating on other business ventures.
Despite playing less, he’ll post around the
WSOP and other key events, and still can’t resist poking some fun at the likes
of Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu, making for some light relief.
Bart Hanson is a well-known name in the poker circles.
If you keep up with poker on TV or live streams,
you might have heard him calling the action and explaining what’s going on.
According to many of his peers, Hanson is one of the best commentators around.
Bart isn’t just a commentator, though. In fact,
he is a very good poker player with solid results under his belt.
His Twitter feed is full of short poker tips,
links to podcasts and training videos explaining different hands and strategy
Just dropped a free guide to 2022 WSOP podcast. GTO approach to avoiding lines is to use a “tournament buy-in account” which you can fund with cash w/o charge. Also there is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow when it comes to NL cash games @WSOP https://t.co/2NdWqnpexa
— Bart Hanson (@BartHanson) March 4, 2022
If you want to learn more about live games, he
should definitely be on your follow list.