Justin Bonomo always in a serious mood

Justin Bonomo is one of the best poker players of all time. He’s from the United States and is worth a whopping fifty-three million point two million dollars. He was born on September 30th in 1985, and played online poker under the username ZeeJustin. As a young man, he was passionate about Magic: The Gathering and was actually the youngest player to be featured on a televised final table on February 19th in 2005. During that event, he actually came in fourth place during the inaugural year of the EPT at the French Open in Deauville, France. At the time, he was only nineteen years old.

Justin and His Rise to Fame

Justin actually took the top spot in 2018 WSOP one million dollars Big One for One Drop, where he won first place and took a whopping ten million dollars home. This is what earned him first place on the all-time money list. Now, he’s only number two, but many people think it won’t be long before he retakes the number one spot.

In 2018, he went on a crazy run where he seemed to win wherever he played and almost seemed undefeatable. He’s on the WSOP bracelet three times in his career. In 2018, he had ten wins in different High Roller events worldwide. One of those was at the Aria Super High Roller Bowl three hundred thousand dollar NLHE event in May 2018. He won five million dollars there, and the Macau Super High Roller Bowl HK three million NLHE event. At that one, he won another four million dollars and didn’t seem to be stopping there.

A Rewarding Career

Throughout his entire career, Justin has made 55 cash prizes, 19 final tables, and 1 circuit ring. For fourteen million two hundred and ninety-two dollars in cash prize winnings. But like all poker players, Justin had to start somewhere. His very first WSOP bracelet was won back in 2014 at the Event Number 11 No-Limit Hold’em Six-Handed. He earned nearly five hundred thousand dollars as a cash prize. He came in second place at the Event Number 5 Limit two to Seven Triple Draw Lowball. This was his third runner-up finish and on Twitter, where he said, “Always a bride’s maid, never a bride.”

As of August 9th in 2019, Justin’s live poker tournaments total earnings are forty-eight million five hundred thousand dollars—nearly fifty million throughout his entire career. This makes him the second highest-earning live poker tournament player of all time, second to only Bryn Kenney.

Some of his greatest achievements include a 2018 WSOP, where Justin won Event Number Sixteen ten thousand dollar Heads Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship and took home a prize of one hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars. Right after this, he won Event Number seventy-eight million dollars One Drop for Drop and took home ten million dollars, which was one of his largest cash prizes. This landed him at number one on the all-time live player tournament money list. In August of 2019, Bryn Kenney overtook him.