With still a full month left of the 47th Annual World Series of Poker, there is more than enough time for the average player to become a hero, and for a legend to become a GOAT. In 2015, the United States took home $146,460,588, while accounting for 5 out of the 6 players who obtained at least $2 Million in winnings. The breakdown of US Millionaires by state will create an enticing rivalry between states. Will someone from your state be the next WSOP Millionaire?

WSOP US Millionaires


The big 5 all-time millionaires by state include:

  • Nevada (84 Millionaires)
  • California (46 Millionaires)
  • New York (29 Millionaires)
  • Florida (17 Millionaires)
  • Texas (17 Millionaires)


States missing in action without a Millionaire include:

  • Delaware
  • Indiana
  • Nebraska
  • Vermont
  • Wisconsin


Only 3 millionaires separate the 12th ranked Michigan and the last ranked Virginia on this list. With no chip lead ever being safe at the WSOP things can change in a heartbeat. Will Virginia be able to climb up the list, or will one of the states missing in action finally make some noise? Get behind your state and see for yourself how many millionaires will be made at the 2016 WSOP.