Cary Katz

Cary Katz

Cary Katz

48 global poker index

0 world poker tour index

$39,799,433 total poker live earnings

Cary Katz poker player profile. Get latest information, winnings and gallery.

Profile

name
Cary Katz
Nationality
United States
GPI Rank
48
WPT Wins
0
total poker live earnings
$39,799,433

Biography

Cary Katz is an American businessman and high stakes poker player who founded PokerGO, a streaming service that offers coverage of various high roller tournaments and World Series of Poker (WSOP) events. Katz, who almost exclusively plays high rollers, has won an incredible $34.5 million in live tournament earnings to put him eighth on the all-time money list.

Originally from Georgia, Katz earned his first tournament cash in 2004 at Festa al Lago II in Las Vegas, where he finished 24th in United States the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship for $10,381. Five years later, Katz won nearly quadruple that when he finished in 159th place in the 2009 WSOP Main Event for $40,288, a deep run for the Georgia businessman.

WSOP and WSOPE Results

While he has yet to earn a WSOP bracelet or Circuit ring, Katz has done quite well for himself at the World Series with 49 cashes worth $5.2 million.

In 2014, Katz finished eighth in the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop for $1.3 million. Two years later during the WSOP’s 2016 Monte Carlo One Drop Extravaganza, Katz finished fifth in the 1 million buy-in event for 1.6 million, his biggest WSOP score to date.

More recently, Catz finished fifth in 250,000 Super High Roller No-Limit Hold’emat 2019 WSOP Europe for 538,722.

WPT Results

Katz has also had success at the World Poker Tour (WPT), including taking down the 2019 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic for $124,200. On the same tour, Katz finished runner-up in the $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller for $228,000.

Those were not Katz first victories at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic. In 2017, he finished third in the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic $25,000 High Roller for $136,000.

Other Poker Achievements

Katz has also had success in other high rollers, including a first-place finish in the No-Limit Hold’em Super High Roller at the 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure to earn $1.5 million.

Katz biggest score came during the 2019 Super High Roller Bowl in London, where tok down the 250,000 No-Limit Hold’em event for his biggest career score of $2.6 million.

As of late, Katz can mainly be found playing inside the PokerGO Studio. In February 2022, Katz took down the $10,000 opening event at the Aria High Roller Series for $137,340, while he finished second in a $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event the next month at the US Poker Open for $269,500.

Cary Katz’ Top Five Cashes

DATE BUY-IN TOURNAMENT PLACE PRIZE (IN USD)
September 2019 250,000 Super High Roller Bowl London NLH 1st $2,610,317
August 2019 250,000 Triton Poker Super High Roller Series London Short Deck Ante Only 4th $2,085,096
October 2016 888,889 Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza Big One 5th $1,929,203
July 2018 1,000,000 Triton Poker Super High Roller Series Short Deck Ante Only 2nd $1,773,722
January 2018 $99,700 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Super High Roller 1st $1,492,340

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #84: $50,000 High Roller 13th $101,149
2023 World Series of PokerOnline Event #17: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Max Championship 66th $2,422
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #57: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller 16th $82,754
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #52: $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw 18th $6,948
2023 World Series of PokerOnline Event #8: $3,200 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller 25th $9,831
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #29: $100,000 High Roller 2nd $1,592,539
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #23: $50,000 High Roller (8-Handed) 13th $102,479
2023 World Series of PokerEvent #2: $25,000 High Roller (6-Handed) 19th $50,000
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #86: $10,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship 23rd $32,025
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #78: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em 29th $13,999
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #65: $3,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 120th $6,022
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #52: $2,500 Nine Game Mix 6-Handed 51st $4,708
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #38: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw Championship 3rd $131,362
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #34: $1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 111th $3,486
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #22: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship 11th $20,213
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #18: $1,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 218th $2,209
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #25: $5,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 68th $8,794
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #23: $1,500 Eight Game Mix 6-Handed 68th $2,415
2021 World Series of PokerEvent #2: $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. 12th $42,162
2021 PokerGO CupEvent #8: $100,000 No-Limit Holdem 1st $1,058,000
2021 PokerGO CupEvent #6: $25,000 No-Limit Holdem 5th $72,000
2021 PokerGO CupEvent #3: $10,000 No Limit Hold’em 6th $31,800
2021 US Poker OpenEvent #10: $10,000 Short Deck 3rd $43,200
2021 US Poker OpenEvent #9: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 3rd $118,000
2021 US Poker OpenEvent #5: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 4th $85,000
2021 US Poker OpenEvent #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 10th $23,100
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet EventsEvent #19: $400 No-Limit Hold’em 341st $641
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet EventsEvent #10: $600 No-Limit Hold’em MonsterStack 42nd $3,583
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet EventsEvent #4: $500 No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo 112th $796
2020 Aussie MillionsA$50,000 Challenge 2nd 715,860 AUD
2019 World Series of Poker EuropeEvent #8: 25,500 Platinum High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 13th €37,275
2019 World Series of Poker EuropeEvent #4: 250,000 Super High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 5th €538,722
2019 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona10,300 EPT High Roller 36th €24,620
2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS EuropeTriton Short Deck 4th €75,500
2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS EuropeTriton 100K Super High Roller 5th €273,000
2019 Triton Super High Roller Series London100,000 Short Deck Main Event 13th £191,900
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT - World Championship 311th $38,240
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #90: $50,000 Final Fifty No-Limit Hold’em 12th $112,357
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #62: $10,000 Razz Championship 12th $20,528
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #43: $2,500 Mixed Big Bet 27th $4,192
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #17: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout 6th $42,897
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #5: 50th Annual High Roller - $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em 8th $151,755
2019 World Series of PokerEvent #2: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo Bounty 9th $23,224
2019 US Poker OpenUSPO #6 - $25,000 PLO 2nd $234,000
2019 US Poker OpenUSPO #5 - $25,000 NLH 2nd $295,000
2019 US Poker OpenUSPO #2 - $10,000 PLO 5th $51,200
2019 Aussie MillionsAU$100,000 Challenge 1st 1,481,760 AUD
2018 Poker MastersEvent #4: $10,000 Short Deck Poker 5th $44,000
2018 Poker MastersEvent #2: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em 8th $50,000
2018 Poker MastersEvent #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 9th $20,700
2018 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona10,300 High Roller 10th €24,600
2018 Triton Super High Roller Series JejuHK$1,000,000 Short Deck Ante-Only 2nd 13,920,000 HKD
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #58: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 57th $8,311
2018 World Series of PokerEvent #56: $10,000 Razz Championship 15th $15,256
2018 US Poker OpenUSPO #05 $10,000 No Limit Hold’em 4th $67,000
2018 US Poker OpenUSPO #02 $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha 6th $38,400
2018 US Poker OpenUSPO #01 $10,000 No Limit Hold’em 7th $34,000
2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$100,000 Super High Roller 1st $1,492,340
2017 Poker MastersEvent #3 $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6th $120,000
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #52: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 2nd $225,181
2017 World Series of PokerEvent #16: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed 167th $2,496
2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas$50,000 Single-Day High Roller 9th $96,080
2016 Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza1,000,000 Big One For One Drop 5th €1,750,000
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #57: The $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop 8th $1,306,607
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #42: $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha 46th $9,559
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em 59th $8,454
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #24: $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 46th $10,323
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #15: $3,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 71st $5,484
2014 World Series of PokerEvent #11: $1,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em 64th $4,670
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #19: $5,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em 2nd $138,794
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #14: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 116th $3,339
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #12: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em 50th $2,795
2013 World Series of PokerEvent #2: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em (Eight Handed) 31st $13,247
2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure$100,000 Super High Roller 4th $543,800
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 50: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 29th $24,041
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 33rd $5,088
2012 World Series of PokerEvent 17: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em 17th $23,876
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #46: $10,000 No-Limit Holdem / Six Handed Championship 33rd $24,773
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #43: $1,500 No-Limit Holdem 117th $4,242
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #40: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed 34th $17,270
2011 World Series of PokerEvent #4: $5,000 No-Limit Holdem 12th $51,713
2010 PokerStars.net NAPT Los AngelesMain Event 25th $15,000
2010 World Series of PokerEvent #6: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout 7th $16,607
2010 WSOP Circuit - Caesars PalaceMain Event 16th $12,556
2009 World Series of PokerEvent 57 - $10,000 World Championship No Limit Hold’em 159th $40,288