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A list published by the High Stakes Database website has been released and shows 2011's top online poker players sorted by income.
The list reveals that Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen topped the list, bringing in $3,941,703. Most of his winnings were amassed on Full Tilt Poker before the events of Black Friday.
Other notable players who fared well in 2011 were:
Biggest losers over the year were:
One other notable occurred in 2011 when a $421,826 pot on PokerStars that was played on a $200/400 PLO table. The hand was won by Sahamies.