Davis has earned over $23 million playing poker in live tournaments

Seth Davis

Biography

  • Name: Seth Davies
  • Date of birth: 1988
  • Place of birth: United States
  • Citizenship: Bend, OR, United States
  • Education: studied at the University of Oregon in Eugene
  • Nickname:
  • Total winnings: $23,405,803
  • Best run: $1,078,347
  • Ranked by wins: 32

Seth Davis (born 1988 or 1989) is an American professional poker player.

Career

Davis first cashed in a live tournament in June 2010 at the Venetian Resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

In June 2011, the American achieved his first success at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip and cashed in two no-limit tournaments.

In late June 2012, he reached his first WSOP final table and finished seventh in the tournament with an ante, taking home approximately $30,000 in prize money.

In early May 2016, Davis won the World Poker Tour (WPT) Main Event in Kahnawake for over C$250,000 in prize money.

In mid-August 2016, he finished second at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in Hollywood, Florida after losing heads-up to Jason Koon for $575,000.

In September 2017, the American took fourth place in the fifth Poker Masters tournament at the Aria Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, earning $324,000.

At the end of August 2018, he finished sixth in the €50,000 European Poker Tour (EPT) in Barcelona, which was worth more than €200,000.

In mid-September 2018, he took third place in the sixth Poker Masters tournament with winnings of more than $350,000.

In December 2018, Davis finished third in the second Bellagio 25K at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic at the Bellagio Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip and received more than $250,000 in prize money in a deal with Nick Petrangelo and Sergio. Four days later, he won the third Bellagio 25K and took home about $340,000 after a deal with Isaac Haxton.

At the end of August 2019, the American took second place at the EPT Barcelona tournament and received a prize fund of about 720,000 euros. In mid-November 2019, he reached the final table of the Super High Roller Bowl in the Bahamas as the chip leader and finished the tournament in fifth place, earning approximately one million US dollars.

In December 2019, Davis sat at the final table of the WPT Main Event at Bellagio and received nearly $830,000 for his third place finish.

During the Super High Roller Series Europe in Kyrenia, northern Cyprus, he passed the $10 million mark in total tournament prize money in August 2021 with four cashes, including a win in his eighth event.

Progress over the past three years

At the WSOP 2021, the American took fourth place in the Super High Roller tournament and earned almost one million US dollars.

In early May 2022, he finished second and first in the one-day EPT High Roller in Monte Carlo, which guaranteed him a prize fund of over €770,000. That same month, Davis made three cash placements at the Triton Poker Series in Madrid and received almost €1.5 million.

He also achieved success in five Triton Series events in Kyrenia in September 2022 and received payouts of over US$2.2 million. At the end of January 2023, the American took second place in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Super High Roller tournament in the Bahamas and received more than a million US dollars in a deal with Adrian Mateos and Isaac Haxton.

Prize money overview

Year Prize fund $ Number of wins
2010 1874 0
2011 57 706 0
2012 59 243 0
2013 1797 0
2014 3881 0
2015 70 824 0
2016 973 247 2
2017 572 287 0
2018 1,683,944 1
2019 4,175,684 2
2020 1,028,572 0
2021 3,585,391 1
2022 5,422,080 1
2023 4,971,396 0
Eventually 22,607,926 7

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