Mike Watson

Mike Watson

Mike Watson

17 global poker index

1 world poker tour index

$21,791,266 total poker live earnings

Mike Watson poker player profile. Get latest information, winnings and gallery.

Profile

name
Mike Watson
Nationality
Canada
GPI Rank
17
WPT Wins
1
total poker live earnings
$21,791,266

Biography

Mike Watson is a Canadian poker player and two-time European Poker Tour (EPT) champion with over $20 million in live tournament earnings.

“SirWatts” won his maiden EPT Main Event title in 2016 by taking down the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event for $728,325. Seven years later, Watson won the 2023 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event for $825,731 to become just the third player in poker history to earn live EPT Main Event titles.

“It’s an amazing accomplishment,” Watson said after the victory. “You know, winning two main events on the same tour is really hard. And yeah, I just feel really lucky that I was able to pull it off today.”

Read More: Mike Watson Becomes Third Player in History to Win Two Live EPT Main Event Titles

Watson’s success is far from limited to the European Poker Tour. In 2008, Watson received his biggest career cash and a World Poker Tour (WPT) title by taking down the $15,000 WPT Bellagio Cup IV for $1.7 million.

A few years later, Watson took down the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Cannes 50,000 Majestic Roller for $1.3 million.

The Canadian has had plenty of other big scores on the high roller circuit, having won a 50,000 High Rollerat 2022 EPT Barcelona for $895,933 and a 2023 Triton Super High Roller Series Vietnam $50,000 Short Deck event for $695,000.

Mike Watson’s Top Five Live Cashes

DATE EVENT PLACE PRIZE
July 2008 WPT Bellagio Cup IV $15,000 NLH 1st $1,673,770
October 2012 WSOPE Cannes 50,000 Majestic Roller 1st $1,304,648
August 2022 EPT Barcelona 50,000 NLH 1st $895,933
April 2023 EPT Monte Carlo 5,300 Main Event 1st $825,731
May 2015 EPT Monte Carlo 50,000 Super High Roller 2nd $752,518