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Daniel Dvoress Breaks Out In 2019 With $8.5 Million In Tournament Earnings

Canadian Poker Pro Discusses His Rise To The Top Of The Game

by Erik Fast |  Published: Jan 15, 2020


Daniel Dvoress is one of the highest earning poker players of the year, having cashed for more than $8.5 million. The 31-year-old pro is having his best season ever on the tournament circuit, with 11 final-table finishes and two titles won along the way. More than half of his lifetime live earnings of $15.6 million have been secured over the past 12 months. Dvoress now sits in fifth place on Canada’s all-time money list, and 40th on the global tournament earnings leaderboard. Despite more than a decade playing the game, the Toronto-resident came from an online cash game background and only recorded his first live tournament result just over six years ago. Since then, he has managed to fight his way up to the highest stakes tournaments in the world, where he has recently thrived. Dvoress’ three largest live tournament scores have all come in recent months, with the biggest ...

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