Longtime poker industry veteran Christin Maschmann continues her series of stories recounting her first forays into the poker world.
Her latest stop takes place at 2008 EPT Monte Carlo, where she recalls playing in a poker media event, gaping at superstars like Gus Hansen and Phil Ivey, and the poker magic of Jan Heitmann and Antonio Esfandiari.
Look up at the World Series of Poker and you’ll see banners hanging of great players like Jeff Madsen, Daniel Negreanu, and Frank Kassella, among others. They’ve all distinguished themselves as past WSOP Players of the Year.
That begs the question of whose POY performance was the absolute greatest of them all. In this article we rank the top five. See if you agree with our list.