Poland has its fair share of gamblers in both casino online and land-based joints.
Although the world usually recognized only Americans in the past, the international gambling scene, particularly in poker, brought forward several of the best gamblers in the world.
Today, we will examine the five best polish gamblers who graced the gaming industry.
1. Nic Szeremeta
Nic is a poker player who also published the magazine called Poker Europa. In addition, he created a TV series called Late Night Poker.
It was in 1996 when he won the World Series of Poker.
His greatest achievement is winning this prestigious prize being the first non-American.
The biggest Nic’s take-home pay as a gambler was around $18,000.
He learned how to play early.
His father was also a poker fan who served in the Second World War.
It was in 1962 when Nic played and ran a game in his room. In 1980, he published his first newspaper Weekender.
He used to sell the paper in 1989. By 1995, he became the European Poker Players’ Association secretary.
2. Dzmitry Urbanovich
Born in Belarus, Dzmitry is one of the biggest earners in the Polish poker scene. As a gambler, we can say that he was extremely successful.
Even international fans consider him to be one of the best players who ever lived.
In total, his estimated winnings are $1.6 million.
Dzmitry started playing poker as a teen. At that time, he lost most of the time.
It was only in 2015 that he won the biggest amount in his career.
Dzmitry learned to play poker when he was seven but only started playing professionally as a teenager.
He won his first title in 2014 and then another in 2016.
By 2018, Dzmitry Urbanovich already had four championships.
3. Dominik Panka
Dominik is a popular player who once held the title of second-best professional gambler for almost a decade.
His specialty is online games. Born in 1991, he won the Caribbean Adventures Main Event.
Although he only has one bracelet, no one can deny that it is a prestigious one, considering that it was for the World Series of Poker Online.
Dominik started playing online in 2009.
At that time, he used several nicknames.
The thing with Dominik is that he won more than $3 million in online poker.
The biggest bulk was from PokerStars. Later, he decided to join live gambling events.
As such, he is no longer relegated to online events.
Dominik is now considered one of the best Polish gamblers in online and offline communities.
4. Bartlomiej Machon
It was in 2017 when Bartlomiej made a big win in the Super High Roller Event.
He made $2.5 million in his gaming career.
He likes live tournaments, but then he also joins cash games from time to time.
It has been a while since his last public game in 2020.
Overall, he joined more than 23 tournaments. In Poland, he is ranked among the top 5 players.
Worldwide, he ranks between 600th and 850th.
His greatest accomplishment was winning over $1 million in a tournament.
Today, Bartlomiej frequents online poker sites, and that is where fans can find him.
His last game was in September of 2022.
He participated in the GGPoker main event at a $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em.
Bartlomiej placed 173rd in that tournament and took home $26,568.
5. Sebastian Malec
The last on the list is Sebastian, one of Poland’s most promising poker players.
Right now, he has won more than a million dollars in his career. His most successful event was in 2016, where he won close to a million dollars. He is also a professional chess player.
Sebastian’s last appearance was in Prague in 2019. The event was the €2,100 No Limit Hold ’em – Hyper Turbo Knockout, where he finished in the 15th spot.
Overall, he has participated in more than 27 games. Most gambling experts rank him 5th in the Poland poker scene. Sebastian still plays online, and one can find him by chance on some of the biggest online gaming platforms in the world.
There will always be new legends in the world of gaming. In addition, there may also come a time when poker is not the only gambling activity that fans would follow.
Blackjack, for one, is an excellent strategy game. Only time will tell if the world of poker will be superseded or overcome by other games.
It takes a while to become a poker expert. It takes time, lots of practice and analytical thinking.
One can become successful just by following the footsteps of the gamblers who have already been there and done that. It is pretty easy to get inspiration only by reading these famous players’ success history.
It is also possible to become one of the best players if you practice in a casino online and work hard on your skills.
Then, you can do what the other players did: move to physical or land-based games and try to expand your gaming horizons there!