Dan Colman’s one of the most successful tournament poker players of the last three years, winning the Big One for One Drop in 2014 for $15 million after beating Daniel Negreanu heads up. In total Colman has almost $28 million in earnings, putting him third on the all-time money list behind only the aforementioned Negreanu, and Erik Seidel.
Colman started his poker career gambling for small money, but through a serious dose of natural talent, hard work and dedication, he managed to become one of the most feared heads-up no limit holde’m players in the world.
After crushing online for well over a year, Colman turned his attention to live poker, bursting onto the scene by winning the Monte Carlo Super High Roller in 2014 for roughly $2.1 million. Just two months later Colman won the second ever million-dollar buy-in tournament, putting his name on the map for good.
On this podcast Colman tells his entire life story, the decisions he made in not talking to the media after his big win, and how he stance his changed since.