Daniel Colman was born in Holden, Massachusetts, USA on the 11 July 1990.
He is an American Professional Poker player who was known for winning $1 million at The Big One for One Drop event at the 2014 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. He was playing Texas Hold’em Poker when he got the win.
The Early Years
Not much is known about Colman as a child as he is a very private person. However, we do know he was interested in gambling from an early age and initially placed bets on sports betting.
Although he was successful, he was an ambitious young man and wanted more. Before long, he discovered an interest in playing Poker. He was fascinated with the techniques, interest and exhilaration that a game of Poker gave him.
His Poker Career
From the start, he was successful at the Poker tables; however, he was not good at managing his bankroll and often incorrectly increased his stakes.
He was banned at PokerStars for opening multiple accounts in 2013, but they allowed him to resume play a year later and he behaved himself from then onwards.
During the 2014 WSOP, he won $111,942 at the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Head-Up event where he finished in third place.
At the same event, he won the Big One for One Cash Drop event against Daniel Negreanu, another well-known Poker player. He also earned a cash prize of $15,306, 668 at the end of the event. This amount was the second largest single payout in any poker tournament history.
It was at the 2014 WSOP that he won the only bracelet he holds.
Where is he Now?
Colman currently lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with his Brazillian girlfriend and still plays Poker at various online poker sites. The estimate of his net worth is $29 million.