Sam Soverel is an American poker player from Florida who has earned over $22 million in live tournament earnings, making him the third highest-earning player in the state behind Sean Winter and Jason Mercier.

Sam Soverel: Biography


Just a month after receiving his first tournament money, Soverel finished second in the 2011 $3,500 WPT Jacksonville Main Event, earning $187,762.

Soverel quickly moved up the ranks and now plays mostly for high stakes. In October 2016, Soverel won the $100,000 Aria Super High Roller for just over a million, his biggest tournament haul to date.


Soverel had great success at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), finishing second in the 2019 $50,000 No Limit Hold’em High Roller event for $994,072. That same year, Soverel finished third in another WSOP High Roller event with $50,000 buy-in, earning $640,924.

At the 2021 WSOP, Soverel finished third in the $100,000 High Roller event and took home $830,992.

First WSOP bracelet

Soverel earned his first WSOP bracelet in 2016 when he won the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event for $185,317. In addition to the bracelet, Soverel has 15 WSOP cashes, giving him $3.1 million in earnings.

Soverel has also done well on the World Poker Tour (WPT), winning three final tables, 11 cashes and $963,608 despite not yet having a WPT title to his name.

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